Stewart's Corps at Big Shanty

Stewart's Corps at Big Shanty (HM2XL)

Location: Kennesaw, GA 30144 Cobb County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 1.424', W 84° 36.908'

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During the march of Lt. Gen. Hood's army N. from Palmetto, Stewart's A. C., & Armstrong's cav. [CS] were sent from Lost Mtn., Oct. 3, 1864 to destroy the State R. R. at Big Shanty.Featherston's brigade, Loring's div., [CS] captured the Federal garrison (detachments, 14th & 15th Ill., 4th div., 17th A. C.) posted in the stockaded Lacy Hotel. Walthall's & Loring's divs. were sent to seize the stockades at Moon's Station & Acworth, 2 & 6 mi. N. French's div. [CS] was sent North eleven miles to engage in one of the most noted battles along the State R. R. - Allatoona, Oct. 5, 1864
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HM NumberHM2XL
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number033-44
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 12:19pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 720199 N 3767352
Decimal Degrees34.02373333, -84.61513333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 1.424', W 84° 36.908'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 1' 25.44" N, 84° 36' 54.48" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2876 N Main St, Kennesaw GA 30144, US
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