Historic Markers Across Georgia



Tribute to Georgian Generals



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Location: Kennesaw Mountain section of Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park at the end of Kennesaw Mountain Drive., Marietta, GA
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 33° 58.676    W 084° 34.676
  33.97793333    -84.57793333
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

In Tribute
To the 14 Georgians who were Generals
Of the Confederate States Army
In the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
June 27, 1864


Lt. Gen. William Joseph Hardee • Maj. Gen. William Henry Talbot Walker • Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler • Brig. Gen. Robert Houston Anderson • Brig. Gen. John Carpenter Carter • Brig. Gen. Henry DeLamar Clayton • Gen. Alfred Cumming • Brig. Gen. Matthew Duncan Ector • Brig. Gen. James Thadeus Holtzclaw • Brig. Gen. Alfred Iverson, Jr. • Brig. Gen. John King Jackson • Brig. Gen. Hugh Weedon Mercer • Brig. Gen. Thomas Moore Scott • Brig. Gen. Marcellus Augustus Stovall

"Success of an army is but a reflection of the skill, leadership, courage and inspiration of its generals."



 
Notes:

Civil War in Georgia - Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
About North Georgia – The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Wikipedia - Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
New Georgia Encyclopedia: Battle of Kennesaw Mountain

 

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