Cheatham Hill

Cheatham Hill (HM2Y5)

Location: Marietta, GA 30064 Cobb County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 56.719', W 84° 36.322'

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The intrenched line of the Confederate Army of Tenn., as of June 19-July 3, 1864, crossed the road here. This sector was held by Lt. Gen. Wm. J. Hardee's A.C. — the right of his line at Kennesaw Mtn., the left, from 1 to 2 miles southward of this point.June 27. Cheatham's & Cleburne's divs. withstood an assault by 5 Federal brigades — the spearhead of the attack directed toward a salient angle 3/4 mi. S., held by Vaughan's & Maney's brigades of Cheatham's division.The Illinois monument to McCook's brigade [US], erected in 1914, stands at the so-called "Dead Angle" of Cheatham's intrenched line.
HM NumberHM2Y5
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number033-55
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 8:57am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 721305 N 3758676
Decimal Degrees33.94531667, -84.60536667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 56.719', W 84° 36.322'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 56' 43.14" N, 84° 36' 19.32" W
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Area Code(s)678, 404, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 480 John Ward Rd SW, Marietta GA 30064, US
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