Army of the Tennessee at Roswell historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Army of the Tennessee at Roswell historical marker
Creator:
Massar, Todd
Date of Original:
1996/2014
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: 5329 Hwy. 120 (Roswell Rd.) at Willeo Creek
Text of marker: "ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE AT ROSWELL. 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. 033-95 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_army-of-the-tennessee-at-roswell
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_army-of-the-tennessee-at-roswell
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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