Cheatham Hill historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Cheatham Hill 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
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Ga. 120 at Cheatham Hill Dr.
Text of marker: "CHEATHAM HILL. The intrenched line of the Confederate Army of Tenn., as of June 19-July 3, 1864, crossed the road here. This sector was held by Lt. Gen. Wm. J. Hardee's A.C. - the right of his line at Kennesaw Mtn., the left, from 1 to 2 miles southward of this point. June 27. Cheatham's & Cleburne's divs. withstood an assault by 5 Federal brigades - the spearhead of the attack directed toward a salient angle 3/4 mi. S., held by Vaughan's & Maney's brigades of Cheatham's division. The Illinois monument to McCook's brigade [US], erected in 1914, stands at the so-called "Dead Angle" of Cheatham's intrenched line. 033-55 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_cheatham-hill
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_cheatham-hill
Rights Holder:
Copyright held by David Seibert. Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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