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Battle of Kolb's Farm June 22, 1864

Marker ID: GHM 033-14
Location: Cheatham Hill Rd about 0.7 mile N of Powder Springs Rd
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 33° 55.299    W 084° 36.088
  33.92165    -84.60146
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2HRQ
Battle of Kolb's Farm June 22, 1864 Marker  


June 22, 1864

The 3 brigades of Williams´ (1st) Div., 20th A. C., [US] were posted on the high ground W. of the road between this point and the Powder Springs Road.

Geary´s (2d) Div. [US] right joined Williams at the ravine West of the Greer house, his artillery sweeping the low ground.

Brown´s & Reynold´s brigades of Stevenson´s Div. [CS] assaulted the left of Williams´ line by way of the ravine -- trying to turn his left, but the 20th A. C. artillery broke up the assault and the two [CS] brigades withdrew.