Site: Cobb's Mill

Site: Cobb's Mill (HM6LD)

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

N 33° 41.862', W 84° 20.278'

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On the E. side of Intrenchment Creek, just above the bridge, stood a grist mill operated by William Cobb, a DeKalb County pioneer. The mill was a notable landmark in the movement of Confederate forces to the field of the Battle of Atlanta, fought July 22, 1864.

Hardee's Corps, (CS) consisting of 4 divs., made a 15-mi. night march from Atlanta, via McDonough & Fayetteville roads, to gain the rear of McPherson's Army of the Tenn. in E. Atlanta.Hardee's troops reached Cobb's Mill at dawn, where a halt was made to procure guides.

Wheeler's Cav. (CS) rode with the column, enroute to Decatur to seize McPherson's wagon trains.
HM NumberHM6LD
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number044-58
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 7:53am PDT -07:00
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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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