Ante-bellum res. of Wiley Martin Mitchell
— 1800 - 1857 —Cited in Official Records of the Atlanta Campaign, 1864, as the "Widow Mitchell" house. A key position of the Federal right wing in military operations on the Sandtown rd. during the retreat of Johnston's forces S. from Kennesaw to the Chattahoochee River. McPherson's Army of the Tennessee [US] occupied this intersection of the Sandtown & Turner's Ferry roads, July 5-9. From this strategic position, demonstrations made toward crossings at & below Turner's Ferry, signified an intention to outflank Johnston's River line [CS].
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 3:20pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 724751 N 3743875|
|Decimal Degrees||33.81121667, -84.57188333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 48.673', W 84° 34.313'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 48' 40.38" N, 84° 34' 18.78" W|
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|Area Code(s)||678, 770, 404|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5841 Mableton Pkwy SW, Mableton GA 30126, US|
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