Historic Markers Across Georgia

Hardee's Corps at Powder Springs

Marker ID: GHM 033-38
Location: Old 278/Old Ga 6 W of Powder Springs near Powder Springs Crk
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 33° 51.982    W 084° 42.038
  33.866366    -84.70063
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM4CW
Hardee's Corps at Powder Springs Marker  


May 23, 1864. Lt. Gen. Wm. J. Hardee´s A. C. [CS] marched from Stegall´s Station (Emerson), and Etowah River, via New Hope Ch., reaching Powder
Springs afternoon of the 24th.

The corps made this march in advance of Johnston´s forces [CS] to find the rt. flank of Sherman´s army [US] ascertained to be approaching Dallas, Paulding Co., from the W. Marking time, Hardee moved S.E. to Powder Springs for water. May 25, 3 a. m. the corps counter-marched toward Dallas, there to await orders placing it on the embattled Dallas - New Hope Church line.