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Battle of Kolb's Farm June 22, 1864

Marker ID: GHM 033-11
Location: Powder Springs Rd at Ga 360 at Mt Zion Church
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 33° 54.342    W 084° 36.262
  33.9057    -84.60436
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2Y5X
Battle of Kolb's Farm June 22, 1864 Marker  


June 22, 1864

Hascall´s (2d) Div. 23d A.C., via Manning´s Mill, reached Kolb´s schoolhouse (site of Mt. Zion Ch.) 2 p.m. & joined its left to right of Williams´ (1st) Div., 20th A.C. [US] at the McAdoo - Oatman house on Powder Springs Rd.

Hascall placed 3 brigades on high ground S. E. of the road. Skirmishers, supported by the 14th Ky., [US] seized a ridge E. of the Valentine Kolb house and stubbornly held it until forced to withdraw.

The left of Stevenson´s Div., Confederate, after dislodging 14th Ky., advanced toward Hascall´s line but were driven back.