Hardee at Wm. Cobb's House

Hardee at Wm. Cobb's House (HM6LC)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30316 Dekalb County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 41.862', W 84° 20.278'

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July 22, 1864. Hardee's A.C., (CS) consisting of 4 divisions, enroute N. to the rear of Federal forces in E. Atlanta, halted here at dawn to procure guides for a wilderness march ahead.Hardee, his staff & general officers rode to Wm. Cobb's house (still standing) a short distance S.W. where Wm Cobb (of Cobb's Mill) & the miller, Case Turner, agreed to serve as guides. Cobb rode with Cleburne & Maney (Cheatham's old div.); Turner, with Walker & Bate.

Irving Buck, in "Cleburne & His Command," cites the halt at Cobb's Mill, but the identity & services to the guides rest solely on Case Turner's statements to J.W. McWilliams.
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HM NumberHM6LC
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number044-57
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 11:44pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 746734 N 3731819
Decimal Degrees33.69770000, -84.33796667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 41.862', W 84° 20.278'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 41' 51.72" N, 84° 20' 16.68" W
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Area Code(s)770, 404, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1226 Key Rd SE, Atlanta GA 30316, US
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