Georgia Militia on Turner's Ferry Road

Georgia Militia on Turner's Ferry Road (HMB44)

Location: Mableton, GA 30126 Cobb County
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N 33° 48.749', W 84° 32.269'

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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 3d, & Stoneman's cav. S. of it on Howell's Fy. rd., forced the Georgia Militia & cavalry E. to Johnston's line at the river, to which he had withdrawn, night of the 4th, from his Smyrna-Ruff's mill line.

Johnston stated he left the Smyrna-Ruff's mill line because of Smith's & Ross' failure to hold his left flank on Turner's Ferry rd.
HM NumberHMB44
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number033-70
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 5:38pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 727902 N 3744090
Decimal Degrees33.81248333, -84.53781667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.749', W 84° 32.269'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 44.94" N, 84° 32' 16.14" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770, 404
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 550-570 Veterans Memorial Hwy SE, Mableton GA 30126, US
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