Robert McAfee House - GHM 033-48 - Cobb Co., GA
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N 34° 00.850 W 084° 32.910
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Quick Description: The Robert McAfee House state historic marker located at Bells Ferry Road at Piedmont Road, Marietta, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 12/1/2009 5:46:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM7TJW
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
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Long Description:

Robert McAfee House


After the seizure of Big Shanty (Kennesaw) by Sherman´s forces, June 9, 1864, Brig. Gen. Kenner Garrard´s cav. div. [US] was posted on the left flank during operations on the Kennesaw Mountain front.

Garrard´s cav. guarded Noonday Creek valley from Woodstock to the left of the 17th A. C. (in the rugged Brushy Mtn. area), with patrols on the Canton, Bell´s Ferry & Alabama roads. Daily conflict with his opponent -- Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler´s Cavalry [CS] -- marked the period from June 11 to July 3.

The Robert McAfee house was Garrard´s h´dq´rs, during a portion of this period.

033-48 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 033-48

Date: 1954

Sponsor: Georgia Historic Commission

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