Historic Markers Across Georgia



Gen. O. O. Howard's Headquarters



Marker ID: GHM 033-21
Location: Burnt Hickory Rd east of Mt Cavalry Rd
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 33° 57.805    W 084° 36.755
  33.963416    -84.61258
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM46Y2
Gen. O. O. Howard's Headquarters Marker  



Text:

Wallis house; June 19, 22, 1864

Following the withdrawal of Johnston´s forces, from the mud Creek -- Brushy Mtn. line, June 19, to the final one, which included Kennesaw Mtn., Howard´s 4th A. C. [US] moved E. from Hardee´s salient [CS].

Astride this, the Burnt Hickory rd., the corps [US] advanced toward Kennesaw until halted by a counter-attack [CS] from the mtn. An intrenched position [US] was established at the York house, one mi. E. which line was later occupied by the 15th Corps of the Army of the Tennessee [US].

033-21 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1953



 

 

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