Historic Markers Across Georgia



The Hargrove House



Marker ID: GHM 033-88
Location: Cemetery at 2500 Windy Hill Rd between US 41 and I-75
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 33° 54.099    W 084° 28.802
  33.90165    -84.48003
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1Z0B
The Hargrove House  Marker  



Text:

Ante-bellum residence of Asbury Hargrove 1809-1879.
Headquarters of Brig. Gen. Edward M. McCook, July 6 - 15, 1864.

McCook´s (1st) div. (Dorr´s & Lamson´s brigades), Elliott´s Cav. Corps (Army of the Cumberland) [US], was posted here to patrol the Chattahoochee between Rottenwood Cr. (S.) & Roswell (N.). McCook´s horsemen served as a screen, behind which the 23d & 4th Corps moved to crossings at the mouth of Soap Cr. & at Power´s Fy.

July 15. McCook´s cav. left Hargrove´s to patrol the river, on the Cobb Co. side, above & below the State R. R. (at Bolton) until the 22d.

033-88 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954



 
Notes:

For more information on the history of Roswell, GA:

History of Roswell, GA

Roswell Historic District


 

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