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Gen. J.E. Johnston's Headquarters - 033-18
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
N 33° 57.847 W 084° 36.016
16S E 721727 N 3760772
Quick Description: Gen. J.E. Johnston's Headquarters State Historical Marker Located on Burnt Hickory Rd. at Carnes Rd. in Cobb County, Ga.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 10/4/2007 3:55:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM2AVD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 23

Long Description:

GEN. J. E. JOHNSTON'S HEADQUARTERS

Cyrus York house-site; June 10-19, 1864. Johnston's forces [CS]
moved from Paulding Co. to Kennesaw area, June 5, & occupied lines
from Lost to Brush Mtns. June 16: the left was withdrawn E. of Mud
Creek. June 19: all forces shifted to mountain line.

June 19: Hdq'rs moved to the Kirpatrick house south of the mountain.

The advanced Fed. line crossed the road several hundred ft. W.
Between June 19 & 27, the two-story York house, used by Fed.
sharpshooters, was destroyed by Confederate
artillery fire from the mountain.

033-18 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1953


NOTE: this marker is in the front yard on a private home, please act accordingly when visiting.

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 033-18

Date: 1953

Sponsor: Not listed

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