Federals Halted by Johnston's River Line historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Federals Halted by Johnston's River Line 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: U.S. 78 at ridge west of Nickajack Creek at Queen Mill Rd.
Text of marker: "FEDERALS HALTED BY JOHNSTON'S RIVER LINE. July 5, 1864. Gresham's 4th div., on this rd. and Leggett's 3d (17 A. C.), with Stoneman's cav. [US] on Howell's Fy. Rd. S. of it, drove the Ga. Militia and Ross' cav. E. across Nickajack Cr. where they occupied the left of Johnston's River Line. Gresham's div., astride this rd. and Leggett's div. on the right, cast up a line on this ridge, facing Johnston's line across Nickajack Cr. July 7. Logan's 15th A. C. was brought up and prolonged Greshman's line N. on High Ridge. These and 16th A. C. [US] troops down river, threatened to cross, while actual crossings were made above the State R. R. bridge. 033-71 GEORGIA HISTORIC MARKER 1987"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_federals-halted-by-johnstons-river-line
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_federals-halted-by-johnstons-river-line
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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