Hood's Corps at Battle of Ruff's Mill

Hood's Corps at Battle of Ruff's Mill (HMCWW)

Location: Smyrna, GA 30082 Cobb County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 52.009', W 84° 32.376'

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When Johnston's forces [CS] withdrew from Kennesaw Mtn., July 3, 1864, they occupied a double line of field works extending from Smyrna S. W. to Nickajack Creek at Dodgen's Mill, more or less along this, the old Concord Road.

Hood's Corps held the left, (S.W.) sector of the lines which crossed the road at this point.

July 4. Federal forces moved up, investing the entire Confederate position. Dodge's 16th A. C. [US] crossed Nickajack at Ruff's Mill & late P.M., Fuller's brigade (4th div.) moved up this rd., the attack falling upon Stevenson's div. [CS], driving it from the first line of works.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number033-75
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 4:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 727593 N 3750113
Decimal Degrees33.86681667, -84.53960000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 52.009', W 84° 32.376'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 52' 0.54" N, 84° 32' 22.56" W
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Area Code(s)770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 488 Concord Rd SE, Smyrna GA 30082, US
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