Historic Markers Across Georgia



Federal 15th Corps



Marker ID: GHM 033-49
Location: Ga 293 north of Stilesboro Rd in Kennesaw National Park
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 33° 59.171    W 084° 35.071
  33.986183    -84.58451
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMN5P
Federal 15th Corps  Marker  



Text:

June 19, 1864. Maj. Gen. John A Logan´s 15th A. C. [US] was deployed astride this, the old Marietta road; Smith´s 2d div., N. E. of it; Osterhaus´ 1st, S. W.; Harrow´s 4th, in reserve. This was the 2d & final sector held by Sherman´s left wing on the Kennesaw Mountain front.

Heavy fire from the Confederate artillery on the mountain, was countered, June 23, by 2 batteries of Rodman & Parrott guns, erected by Osterhaus on the hill just W. -- the excavations being still visible.

June 25, 27. Logan´s troops, shifted S. W. to the Burnt Hickory rd., relieved the 14th A. C., & assaulted the lower end of the mountain.

033-49 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954




Federal 15th Corps
Photo by David Seibert



 

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