Battle of Smyrna historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Battle of Smyrna historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Cobb County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Cobb County, 33.9414626, -84.5766729
United States, Georgia, Cobb County, Smyrna, 33.88399, -84.51438
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Memorial Park on Atlanta Road, Smyrna
Text of marker: "BATTLE OF SMYRNA. July 3, 1864. Gen. J. E. Johnston's army [CS] withdrew from Kennesaw Mtn. & occupied a double line of field-works which crossed the R. R. at old Smyrna Camp Ground, facing N. W. Loring's A. C. was on the rt. (N. E. of R. R.); Hardee's, at center; Hood's on left, near Ruff's Mill, Nickajack Cr. July 4. The 4th A. C. [US], (E. of R. R.), attacked the Confederate right to ascertain strength of the position; it was found impregnable. A similar attack on the left near Ruff's Mill was alike ineffective. Being outflanked, Johnston withdrew to his River Line that night. July 6. The 23d A. C. [US], moving from Ruff's Mill to Soap Creek, camped just E. of the R. R. 033-77 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_battle-of-smyrna
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_battle-of-smyrna
Rights Holder:
Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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