16th A.C. to Roswell historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
16th A.C. to Roswell historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1954
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Cobb County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Cobb County, 33.9414626, -84.5766729
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Cheney House on Powder Springs Rd. and Bankstone Rd.
Text of marker: "16TH A.C. TO ROSWELL. When the 23d A.C. [US] crossed the Chattahoochee at Soap Creek, above the State R. R., July 8, 1864, Johnston's River Line [CS] (Oakdale Rd.) was evacuated to the Fulton County side, July 9. There being no further need of McPherson's Army of the Tenn. [US] on the lower Sandtown Rd., it was sent up river to Roswell. The 16th was the 1st corps to be shifted; it began its 27 mi. march from Mitchell's, 10 A. M. June 9, & camped that night 1 mi. E. of Marietta. Its line of march included Powder Springs Rd. from the Cheney house to the Marietta Public Square, traversing, enroute the battlefield of Kolb's Farm. 033-60 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_16th-ac
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_16th-ac
Rights Holder:
Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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