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Historical Markers in Mableton, Georgia

 
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Mableton is in Cobb County
    Cobb County (190)
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    Cherokee County (6)
    Douglas County (3)
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1Georgia (Cobb County), Mableton — 033-62 — “The Only Advantage of the Day”
June 27, 1864. While 8 Federal brigades at Kennesaw Mtn. & at Cheatham Hill, made futile attempts to break Johnston’s line [CS], Schofield's 23d A. C. [US] moved S. from Powder Springs road. This flanking move was opposed by Hood’s A. C., (extended . . . Map (db m29416) HM
2Georgia (Cobb County), Mableton — 033-69 — Advance of the 17th A.C. Toward the River
July 4, 1864. Maj. Gen. F. P. Blair’s 17th A. C. of McPherson’s Army of the Tennessee & Stoneman’s cavalry [US], moved from Sandtown rd. E. on this, the old Turner’s Ferry rd. to outflank Johnston’s Smyrna – Ruff’s Mill line [CS]. . . . Map (db m16806) HM
3Georgia (Cobb County), Mableton — 033-71 — Federals Halted by Johnston’s River Line
July 5, 1864. Gresham’s 4th div., on this rd. and Leggett’s 3d (17th A. C.), with Stoneman’s cav. [US] on Howell’s Fy. Rd. S. of it, drove the Ga. Militia and Ross’ cav. E. across Nickajack Cr. where they occupied the left of Johnston’s River Line. . . . Map (db m17418) HM
4Georgia (Cobb County), Mableton — 033-70 — Georgia Militia on Turner's Ferry Road
Gen. Gustavus W. Smith’s Georgia Militia & Gen. L. S. Ross’ cav., driven E. to this point from Sandtown rd. (at Mableton), July 4, 1864, was again assailed by the 17th A. C. [US] July 5. Gresham’s 4th div., astride the road, together with Leggett’s . . . Map (db m17022) HM
5Georgia (Cobb County), Mableton — 033-72 — Johnston’s River Line
July, 1864, a heavy, intrenched line of field works, from the mouth of Nickajack Cr. (.8 mi. S. W.) extended N. E. to a point 1 mi. above State R. R. bridge. This line, prepared in advance, was occupied by Johnston’s forces [CS] when they withdrew . . . Map (db m29472) HM
6Georgia (Cobb County), Mableton — 033-63 — Site: Wm. Moss House
The stalemate on the Kennesaw Mtn. front was broken when the rt. wing of Sherman’s forces was extended S. on the old Sandtown road to this point. This eventuated July 1, 1864, when Brig. Gen. Milo S. Hascall’s (2d) div., 23d A. C. [US] moved to . . . Map (db m16803) HM
7Georgia (Cobb County), Mableton — 033-64 — The Extended Right
July 3, 1864. Concurrent with Johnston’s evacuation of his Kennesaw Mtn. line [CS], McPherson’s Army of the Tenn. [US] was shifted to the rt. of Sherman’s forces & via Sandtown rd. reached this vicinity -- joining Hascall’s div., 23d A.C. These . . . Map (db m16798) HM
8Georgia (Cobb County), Mableton — 033-65 — The Mable House
Ante-bellum res. of Robert Mable (1803-1885). July 3, 1864, Maj. Gen. F.P. Blair's 17th A.C., of McPherson's Army of the Tenn. [US], having marched from Kennesaw Mtn., via Sandtown rd., reached Moss' house (near Floyd Station), 1.2 mi. N. 2 P.M. . . . Map (db m12054) HM
9Georgia (Cobb County), Mableton — 033-73 — The March to Soap Creek
Schofield's 23d A. C. [US] marked time in this vicinity while McPherson’s Army of the Tenn. [US] made demonstrations at Chattahoochee ferries below Johnston’s River Line [CS] -- indicating, falsely, that crossings would be made there while actual . . . Map (db m29694) HM
10Georgia (Cobb County), Mableton — 033-67 — The Mitchell HouseAnte-bellum res. of Wiley Martin Mitchell — 1800 - 1857 —
Cited in Official Records of the Atlanta Campaign, 1864, as the “Widow Mitchell” house. A key position of the Federal right wing in military operations on the Sandtown rd. during the retreat of Johnston’s forces S. from Kennesaw to the . . . Map (db m29742) HM
11Georgia (Cobb County), Mableton — 033-68 — Toward the River
During the 5 days when Army of the Tennessee headquarters were here, the troops of the 15th & 17th A. C. [US] were posted on a ridge just W. of Nickajack Creek, facing the left of Johnston’s River Line. (July 5-9, 1864). 16th A. C. [US] . . . Map (db m29747) HM
12Georgia (Cobb County), Mableton — 033-66 — Turner's, Howell's Baker's & Sandtown Ferries
This, the old Sandtown Road was the route of McPherson’s Army of the Tennessee [US], south to the Mitchell house, July 5, 1864. From Mitchell’s, an old road ran east to the Chattahoochee River at Turner’s Ferry, most of its course being U.S. . . . Map (db m16892) HM
 
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