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Site-Mason's Bridge



Marker ID: GHM 033-29
Location: County Line (Old Stilesboro) Rd at Allatoona Creek
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 34° 1.283    W 084° 42.518
  34.021383    -84.70863
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM33FF
Site-Mason's Bridge Marker  



Text:

June 4, 1864. Ireland´s (3d) Brigade, Geary´s (2d) div., 20th A. C., [US] seized, repaired & held Mason´s Bridge, which had been wrecked by Confederate forces retreating eastward.

June 6. The Army of the Cumberland, [US] commanded by Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas crossed Allatoona Creek here, enroute from Dallas - New Hope front in Paulding County to Kennesaw Mtn. environs.

The Cumberland Army consisted of three Corps: 4th, 14th & 20th, which formed the center of Sherman´s forces during the twenty-nine days of conflict -- June 5, July 3 -- in Cobb County

033-29 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1953




Site-Mason's Bridge
Photo by David Seibert



 

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