Historic Markers Across Georgia



Gen. J. E. Johnston's Headquarters



Marker ID: GHM 033-18
Location: Burnt Hickory Rd at Carnes Rd
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 33° 57.847    W 084° 36.017
  33.964116    -84.60028
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2AVD
Gen. J. E. Johnston's Headquarters Marker  



Text:

Cyrus York house-site; June 10-19, 1864. Johnston´s forces [CS] moved from Paulding Co. to Kennesaw area, June 5, & occupied lines from Lost to Brush Mtns. June 16: the left was withdrawn E. of Mud Creek. June 19: all forces shifted to mountain line.

June 19: Hdq´rs moved to the Kirpatrick house south of the mountain.

The advanced Fed. line crossed the road several hundred ft. W. Between June 19 & 27, the two-story York house, used by Fed. sharpshooters, was destroyed by Confederate artillery fire from the mountain.

033-18 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1953



 

 

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