Federals Halted by Johnston's River Line

Federals Halted by Johnston's River Line (HMBE4)

Location: Mableton, GA 30126 Cobb County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 48.257', W 84° 31.595'

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July 5, 1864. Gresham's 4th div., on this rd. and Leggett's 3d (17th A. C.), with Stoneman's cav. [US] on Howell's Fy. Rd. S. of it, drove the Ga. Militia and Ross' cav. E. across Nickajack Cr. where they occupied the left of Johnston's River Line.

Gresham's div., astride this rd. and Leggett's div. on the right, cast up a line on this ridge, facing Johnston's line across Nickajack Cr.

July 7. Logan's 15th A. C. was brought up and prolonged Gresham's line N. on High Ridge. These and 16th A. C. [US] troops down river, threatened to cross, while actual crossings were made above the State R. R. bridge.
HM NumberHMBE4
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number033-71
Year Placed1987
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 4:22pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 728964 N 3743206
Decimal Degrees33.80428333, -84.52658333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.257', W 84° 31.595'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 15.42" N, 84° 31' 35.70" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770, 404
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6101-6107 Queen Mill Rd SE, Mableton GA 30126, US
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