Site ~ Mason's Bridge

Site ~ Mason's Bridge (HM155X)

Location: Acworth, GA 30101 Cobb County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 1.273', W 84° 42.533'

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June 4, 1864. Ireland's (3d) Brigade, Geary's (2d) Div., 20th A.C., [US] seized, repaired & held Mason's Bridge, which had been wrecked by Confederate forces retreating eastward.

June 6. The Army of the Cumberland, [US] commanded by Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas crossed Allatoona Creek here, enroute from Dallas - New Hope front in Paulding County to Kennesaw Mtn. environs.

The Cumberland Army consisted of three Corps: 4th, 14th & 20th, which formed the center of Sherman's forces during the twenty-nine days of conflict - June 5, July 3 - in Cobb County.
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HM NumberHM155X
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number033-29
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 6:56am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 711548 N 3766875
Decimal Degrees34.02121667, -84.70888333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 1.273', W 84° 42.533'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 1' 16.38" N, 84° 42' 31.98" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2699-2709 Old Stilesboro Rd NW, Acworth GA 30101, US
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