Historic Markers Across Georgia



Site-Moon's Station



Marker ID: GHM 033-45
Location: Baker Rd at Moon Station Rd
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 34° 03.100    W 084° 36.921
  34.051666    -84.61535
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMN8K
Site-Moon's Station Marker  



Text:

A wood-shed, water-tank, siding & log house. Here, April 12, 1862, the pursuers of the Andrews Raiders [US] -- Fuller, Cain & Murphy [CS], acquired a push-car from section foreman Jackson Bond, which carried them 14 mi. down grade to the Etowah River.

Oct. 3, 1864. A Federal stockade, garrisoned by 84 officers & men from the 14th & 15th Ill., was located on the high ground 50 yds. E. of the track.

The stockade was attacked & captured by Reynolds´ brigade, Walthall´s div., Stewart´s A. C. [CS] Loring´s div. captured the Acworth garrison [US], 4 mi. N., Oct. 4th.

033-45 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954



 

 

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