Davis' Cross Roads

Davis' Cross Roads (HM9CO)

Location: Marietta, GA 30064 Cobb County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 58.684', W 84° 41.385'

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Site of home of Rev. Gary Davis (1799-1875).

In June 1864, was an outpost of right wing of Sherman forces [US], moving from New Hope Church in Paulding Co. toward the State R.R. and the [CS] leftflank.

Hardee Corps [CS] , on the left, occupied a line at Gilgal Church 1.5 mi. S.E.

June 10, Strickland 3d Brigade of Hascall 2nd Div. 23d Corps [US], assaulted Cleburne Sharpshooters [CS] posted here and on adjacent hill.

After a sharp conflict the [CS] withdrew to the lines near Gilgal Church.
HM NumberHM9CO
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number033-1
Year Placed1952
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 1:13am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 713423 N 3762129
Decimal Degrees33.97806667, -84.68975000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 58.684', W 84° 41.385'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 58' 41.04" N, 84° 41' 23.10" W
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Area Code(s)678, 404, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4604-4694 Burnt Hickory Rd NW, Marietta GA 30064, US
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