Advance of 17th A.C. Toward the River historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Advance of 17th A.C. Toward the River 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: U.S. 78 at Harding Drive
Text of marker: "ADVANCE OF 17TH A.C. TOWARD THE RIVER. July 4, 1864. Maj. Gen. F. P. Blair's 17th A. C. of McPherson's Army of the Tennessee & Stoneman's cavalry [US], moved from Sandtown rd. E. of this, the old Turner's Ferry rd. to outflank Johnston's Smyrna - Ruff's Mill line [CS]. Encountering the Georgia Militia, under Maj. Gen. Gustavus Smith & Gen. L. S. Ross' cavalry, the Federals drove them eastward 1.25 miles. Blair's troops intrenched here for the night. This action was coincident with 4th & 16th A. C. assaults on Johnston's line at Smyrna & at Ruff's Mill, some four miles N.E. on the old Concord Road. 033-69 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_advance-of-17th-ac
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_advance-of-17th-ac
Rights Holder:
Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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