Battle of Allatoona

Battle of Allatoona (HM91N)

Location: Cartersville, GA 30121 Bartow County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 6.536', W 84° 42.701'

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October 5, 1864

Lt. Gen. John B. Hood, Army of Tenn. [CS], while enroute N. from Palmetto, Ga., sent Lt. Gen. A.P. Stewart Corps to destroy the State R.R. from BigShanty to the Etowah River. Stewart seized Big Shanty and Acworth on the 3d, and French Div. was sent on the 4th, to capture Allatoona. Daylight, the 5th,French [CS] deployed his troops around the Federal garrison, commanded by Gen. John M. Corse [US], posted on high ground E., and W. of the rock cut.
HM NumberHM91N
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number008-5
Year Placed1989
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 4:46am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 711071 N 3776598
Decimal Degrees34.10893333, -84.71168333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 6.536', W 84° 42.701'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 6' 32.16" N, 84° 42' 42.06" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5-7 Allatoona Landing Rd SE, Cartersville GA 30121, US
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