Historic Markers Across Georgia



Davis' Cross Roads



Marker ID: GHM 033-1
Location: Burnt Hickory Rd north of Old Mountain Rd intersection
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 33° 58.684    W 084° 41.385
  33.978066    -84.68975
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM30AM
Davis' Cross Roads Marker  



Text:

Site of home of Rev. Gary Davis (1799-1875).

In June 1864, was an outpost of right wing of Sherman´s forces [US], moving from New Hope Church in Paulding Co. toward the State R.R. and the [CS] left flank.

Hardee´s Corps [CS] , on the left, occupied a line at Gilgal Church 1.5 mi. S.E.

June 10, Strickland´s 3d Brigade of Hascall´s 2nd Div. 23d Corps [US], assaulted Cleburne´s Sharpshooters [CS] posted here and on adjacent hill.

After a sharp conflict the [CS] withdrew to the lines near Gilgal Church.

033-1 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1952



 

 

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