Historic Markers Across Georgia



Battle of Kolb's Farm June 22, 1864



Marker ID: GHM 033-13
Location: Callaway Rd at Powder Springs Rd at the Kolb house
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 33° 54.635    W 084° 35.808
  33.910583    -84.5968
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM4CV
Battle of Kolb's Farm June 22, 1864 Marker  



Text:

June 22, 1864

The extension of the right wing of Federal forces S. of the Dallas Rd. threatening to outflank him, Johnston sent Hood´s Corps [CS] from the right (E. of Kennesaw) to this, the extreme left, with directions to stop further Federal advances. Hood sent Stevenson´s 4 brigades [CS] -- 2 astride the road, and 2 N. of it, against the 20th and 23d corps troops [US] posted astride the road to the W. This, and later attempts failed to check the Federal extensions southward.

033-13 GEORGIA HISTORIC MARKER 1984



 

 

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