Battle of Smyrna - GHM 033-77 – Cobb Co., GA
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N 33° 52.977 W 084° 30.829
16S E 729935 N 3751960
Quick Description: Battle of Smyrna State Historical Marker located in Memorial Park on Atlanta Road, Smyrna.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 10/25/2007 1:08:05 PM
Waymark Code: WM2FGE
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
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Long Description:


July 3, 1864. Gen. J. E. Johnston's army [CS] withdrew from Kennesaw Mtn. & occupied a double line of field-works which crossed the R. R. at old Smyrna Camp Ground, facing N. W. Loring's A. C. was on the rt. (N. E. of R. R.); Hardee's, at center; Hood's on left, near Ruff's Mill, Nickajack Cr.

July 4. The 4th A. C. [US], (E. of R. R.), attacked the Confederate right to ascertain strength of the position; it was found impregnable. A similar attack on the left near Ruff's Mill was alike ineffective. Being outflanked, Johnston withdrew to his River Line that night.

July 6. The 23d A. C. [US], moving from Ruff's Mill to Soap Creek, camped just E. of the R. R.

GHM 033-77 - Georgia Historical Commission - 1954

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 033-77

Date: 1954

Sponsor: Not listed

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