Historic Markers Across Georgia



Stilesboro-Sandtown Crossroads



Marker ID: GHM 033-25
Location: Stilesboro Rd at Acworth-Due West Rd
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 33° 59.895    W 084° 40.530
  33.99825    -84.6755
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2B45
Stilesboro-Sandtown Crossroads  Marker  



Text:

From this vicinity was launched the 1st attacks by Sherman´s forces [US] on Johnston´s Kennesaw lines [CS], after withdrawal of both armies from Paulding County.

June 6, 1864. 20th A. C. [US] occupied E-W line on Stilesboro rd. (facing S.,) extending 1 mi. E. Old Mt. Olivet Ch. stood .25 mi. E; it was burned the same day.

June 9. Cox´s Div. (23d A. C.) [US] took position W. along Stilesboro rd., connecting with Hascall´s Div. [US] astride Burnt Hickory rd. the objective of Federal forces was Hardee´s A. C. [CS] from Gilgal Ch. to Pine Mtn.

033-25 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1953



 

 

033-025