Historic Markers Across Georgia



Schofield's Headquarters, Home of Andrew J. Cheney



Marker ID: GHM 033-9
Location: Powder Springs Rd at Bankstone Dr at Cheney house
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 33° 53.095    W 084° 37.068
  33.884916    -84.6178
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM6X0
Schofield's Headquarters, Home of Andrew J. Cheney Marker  



Text:

Home of Andrew J. Cheney (1815-86)

-- Built about 1856 --
Hdqrs., Maj. Gen. John M. Schofield, Commanding Army of the Ohio [US] -- rt. wing of Sherman´s forces on the Kennesaw front, June 22-30, 1864, while directing flanking march of 23d A.C. [US] S. on the Sandtown Road.

Cox´s 3d Div. camped here & supported Hascall´s 2d Div. [US] near the McAdoo house in Battle of Kolb´s Farm.

Sherman inspected rt. of Kennesaw line [US] here, June 23 & 25.

033-9 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1952



 

 

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