Historic Markers Across Georgia



Gen. George H. Thomas' Headquarters



Marker ID: GHM 033-28
Location: Mars Hill Rd SW of US 41 near Mars Hill Church
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 34° 2.311    W 084° 41.542
  34.038516    -84.69236
Style: Free Standing **
Status: The marking is missing.
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Near Mars Hill Ch., June 6-10, 1864.

H´dq´rs. Army of Cumberland, [US] which had crossed Allatoona Cr., 1.25 mi. S. W. June 6 -- its objectives: Allatoona, the State R. R., & the Confederate front at Kennesaw Mtn.

The 4th Corps (Howard), camped near the church - h´dq´rs at Dr. James Peter´s house (Davenport place); the 14th (Palmer), at Durham & Pritchard farms N. of new Mt. Olivet Ch.; the 20th (Hooker), at Stilesboro and Sandtown crossroads.

Excessive rain and mud halted troop [US] movements for four days.

033-28 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1953



 

 

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