Historic Markers Across Georgia



Army of the Tennessee at Roswell



Marker ID: GHM 033-95
Location: 5329 Hwy 120 (Roswell Rd) at Willeo Creek
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 34° 00.144    W 084° 23.752
  34.0024    -84.39586
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2A32
Army of the Tennessee at Roswell  Marker  



Text:

July 3, 16, 1864. McPherson´s Army of the Tenn. formed the right of the Federal forces operating south of Kennesaw Mountain.

After Johnston´s forces [CS] withdrew S. of the Chattahoochee, July 9, Sherman shifted his forces to river crossings N. of the State R. R. bridge. In this move McPherson´s three corps were marched to the left some 30 miles to cross the river at Roswell.

Dodge´s 16th A.C. reached Roswell July 10, relieving Garrard´s cav. & Newton´s div. S. of the river & building two bridges. Logan´s 15th A. C. joined July 15; Blair´s 17th A. C., July 17



 
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For more information on the history of Roswell, GA:

History of Roswell, GA

Roswell Historic District


 

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