Historic Markers Across Georgia

The Mable House

Marker ID: GHM 033-65
Location: 5239 Floyd Road (at the house), north of Mableton
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 33° 49.613    W 084° 34.513
  33.826883    -84.57521
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2GEY
The Mable House  Marker  


Ante-bellum res. of Robert Mable (1803-1885). July 3, 1864, Maj. Gen. F.P. Blair´s 17th A.C., of McPherson´s Army of the Tenn. [US], having marched from Kennesaw Mtn., via Sandtown rd., reached Moss´ house (near Floyd Station), 1.2 mi. N.

2 P.M. Gresham´s 4th div., 17th A.C., moved with 15th A.C. troops to points S. of the Mitchell house (below Mableton), to threaten river crossings at left-rear of Johnston´s Smyrna line [CS].

At dark, Gresham´s troops withdrew N. to the Mable plantation, which afforded an ample supply of water, & camped here for the night. Walter Q. Gresham was Secretary of State in President Cleveland´s Cabinet, 1893-1895.