Historic Markers Across Georgia



Site: Colley House-Hood's H'dq'rs



Marker ID: GHM 110-23
Location: Ga 360 at Maxwell Rd, just east of Ga 92
County: Paulding
Coordinates: N 33° 54.51    W 084° 44.757
  33.90850209    -84.74594644
Style: Free Standing **
Status: The marking is missing.
Waymark: WM3J5E
Site: Colley House-Hood's H'dq'rs Marker  



Text:

Oct. 3-6, 1864. Lt. Gen. John B. Hood [CSA] had h´dq´rs at the Colley house which stood 500 ft. N. of this marker.

Hood, enroute with his army to Tennessee, after the fall of Atlanta, marked time in this vicinity while Stewart´s A. C. wrecked the State R. R. between Marietta & the Etowah River- a noted episode being French´s [CSA] attempt to capture the Federal garrison at Allatoona-Oct. 5.

Oct. 6, Hood´s forces resumed march to Dallas, Van Wert, Cedartown, Cave Spring, ~ to battle and defeat at Nashville.

GHM 110-23 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1953



 

 

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