Five Federal Brigades

Five Federal Brigades (HMK12)

Location: Marietta, GA 30064 Cobb County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 56.013', W 84° 36.284'

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June 27, 1864. At 8 A.M., five brigades assaulted the Confederates of Hardee's Corps, posted on the wooded ridge across the valley eastward. From left to right there were: Kimball's, Wagner's & Harker's brigades, Newton's div. 4th A. C.; McCook's & Mitchell's brigades, Davis' div., 14th A. C. — all Army of the Cumberland troops [US].

Kimball & Wagner struck Cleburne's left; Harker, McCook & Mitchell centered on the salient angle at the right of Cheatham's div. The assaults were in parallel regimental columns. These & similar ones, at the same time, by 3 brigades at Kennesaw Mtn. 2.5 mi. N., failed to break Johnston's line [CS].
HM NumberHMK12
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number033-58
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 8:40am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 721394 N 3757372
Decimal Degrees33.93355000, -84.60473333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 56.013', W 84° 36.284'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 56' 0.78" N, 84° 36' 17.04" W
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Area Code(s)678, 404, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 919-999 Cheatham Hill Rd, Marietta GA 30064, US
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