October 5, 1864Lt. Gen. John B. Hood, Army of Tenn. [CS], while enroute N. from Palmetto, Ga., sent Lt. Gen. A.P. Stewart Corps to destroy the State R.R. from BigShanty to the Etowah River. Stewart seized Big Shanty and Acworth on the 3d, and French Div. was sent on the 4th, to capture Allatoona. Daylight, the 5th,French [CS] deployed his troops around the Federal garrison, commanded by Gen. John M. Corse [US], posted on high ground E., and W. of the rock cut.
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Department of Natural Resources|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 4:46am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 711071 N 3776598|
|Decimal Degrees||34.10893333, -84.71168333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 6.536', W 84° 42.701'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 6' 32.16" N, 84° 42' 42.06" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||678, 770|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5-7 Allatoona Landing Rd SE, Cartersville GA 30121, US|
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