Lost Mountain Cross-Roads

Lost Mountain Cross-Roads (HM7DA)

Location: Powder Springs, GA 30127 Cobb County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 56.446', W 84° 42.184'

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On May 23-24, 1864, Lt. Gen. Leonidas Polk's Corps (CS) marched from Allatoona, Bartow Co., to Dallas, Paulding Co., passing Lost Mountain Post Office. On June 4-5, Polk's Corps withdrew from the Dallas-New Hope front to Lost Mtn., the position here being the Left Flank of Johnston's first Kennesaw Line.On the 9th, Polk's corps was shifted eastward to the vicinity of New Salem Church north of the Burnt Hickory Rd., where it formed the center of the line. This shift was a necessary move in the extension of Johnston's Line eastward of the State R.R., because of the arrival of the Federal 17th Corps on his right flank.
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HM NumberHM7DA
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number033-3
Year Placed1985
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 6:51am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 712285 N 3757964
Decimal Degrees33.94076667, -84.70306667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 56.446', W 84° 42.184'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 56' 26.76" N, 84° 42' 11.04" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-6 State Rte 176, Powder Springs GA 30127, US
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