Summers House

Summers House (HMFA6)

Location: Kennesaw, GA 30144 Cobb County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 0.656', W 84° 36.394'

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Ante-bellum res. of Thomas F. Summers (1812 - 1883), a land-mark of the advance of the left wing of Federal forces upon Confederate positions on & near Kennesaw Mtn. — June 1864.

June 9. Garrard's cav. [US] (dismounted), forced withdrawal of Benton's Mississippi Brigade [CS] from positions N. of Big shanty, to a line at the Summers house — later, to one several hundred yds. S. at the Roberts farm.

This latter line became the 1st position of McPherson's 15th, 16th & 17th Corps [US] which were later shifted S. to the Brushy Mtn. line. From June 9 to July 3, 25 dys., Federal & Confederate forces battled on a ten-mile front.
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HM NumberHMFA6
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number033-46
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 5:10am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 721024 N 3765951
Decimal Degrees34.01093333, -84.60656667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.656', W 84° 36.394'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 39.36" N, 84° 36' 23.64" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2395 Old 41 Hwy NW, Kennesaw GA 30144, US
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