Historic Markers Across Georgia



Durham House



Marker ID: GHM 033-27
Location: Acworth-Due West Rd north of Mars Hill Church Rd
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 34° 01.097    W 084° 40.530
  34.018283    -84.6755
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2B4E
Durham House  Marker  



Text:

H´dq´rs of Brig. Gen. Absalom Baird, commanding 3d Div., 14th A. C., Army of the Cumberland, [US] June 6-10, 1864.

Baird´s, together with 1st and 2d divisions, were camped along Proctor´s Cr., E. ­ a part of the concerted drive on Johnston´s forces [CS] near Kennesaw. Heavy rains halted military movements for several days in this area.

Oct. 9. Baird revisted Durham house enroute to Gaylesville, Ala. in pursuit of Hood´s forces [CS] withdrawing to Tennessee.

033-27 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1953



 

 

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