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Acworth, Georgia Historical Markers

Dallas – Acworth Road Marker image, Touch for more information
By David Seibert, March 22, 2008
Dallas – Acworth Road Marker
Georgia (Cobb County), Acworth — 033-31 — Dallas – Acworth Road
June 2, 1864. The rt. of Johnston’s Dallas - New Hope line -- a short distance E. of road, was held by Bate’s Div. of Hardee’s Corps [CS] after being pressed back by Fed. 23d A. C. June 3. Walker’s Div. of Hardee, prolonged Bate’s line N. E., . . . — Map (db m17015) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Acworth — 033-33 — Hood & Hardee Withdraw E. to R.R.New Hope & Gilgal Church Road.
June 2-4, 1864. Hood’s A.C. was posted 1 mi. W. & Hardee’s A. C. was aligned along Dallas - Acworth rd., N. 1.5 mi to Burnt Hickory rd. - Confederate center & rt. These corps withdrew, along with rest of Johnston’s forces [CS], when the Federal 23d . . . — Map (db m17016) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Acworth — 033-32 — James Foster HouseOld Burnt Hickory Road
On June 2, 1864 pressure on right of Johnston’s line [CS] by 23rd A. C. [US] forced the rt. of Hardee’s Corps [CS] E. of the Dallas - Acworth road, enabling Schofield [US] to gain a position near the Foster House. Failing to get promised support . . . — Map (db m17003) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Acworth — Peters-Davenport Housecirca 1838
Dr. James Peters built his family’s homestead here. The original house was a very early version of a two-room frame structure with two doors and two chimneys. Outbuildings included a barn, well, privy, and summer kitchen. The original rooms had 10" . . . — Map (db m30655) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Acworth — 033-29 — Site ~ Mason’s Bridge
June 4, 1864. Ireland’s (3d) Brigade, Geary’s (2d) Div., 20th A.C., [US] seized, repaired & held Mason’s Bridge, which had been wrecked by Confederate forces retreating eastward. June 6. The Army of the Cumberland, [US] commanded by Maj. Gen. . . . — Map (db m60588) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Acworth — 033-30 — Site of Old Allatoona Church
Extreme left of Federal line on the Dallas - New Hope front where Johnston’s & Sherman’s forces had been in daily conflict since May 25, 1864. June 3. Hovey’s (1st) Div., 23d A. C. [US] drove Armstrong’s cavalry [CS] from the road, thereby . . . — Map (db m30259) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Acworth — 033-34 — The Wm. Nickols House
Hardee’s Corps [CS] marched by this road to points S. of New Hope Ch., from Stegall's Station (Emerson) May 23, 24, 1864. Hood’s Corps [CS] followed Hardee’s, May 24, 25, from Etowah River (at R. R. Bridge), reaching New Hope Ch. in time to check . . . — Map (db m20572) HM

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