Gen. J. E. Johnston's Headquarters

Gen. J. E. Johnston's Headquarters (HMBJO)

Location: Marietta, GA 30064 Cobb County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 57.847', W 84° 36.017'

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Cyrus York house-site; June 10-19, 1864. Johnston's forces [CS] moved from Paulding Co. to Kennesaw area, June 5, & occupied lines from Lost to Brushy Mtns. June 16: the left was withdrawn E. of Mud Creek. June 19: all forces shifted to mountain line.

June 19: Hdq'rs moved to the Kirkpatrick house south of the mountain.

The advanced Fed. line crossed the road several hundred ft. W. Between June 19 & 27, the two-story York house, used by Fed. sharpshooters, was destroyed by Confederate artillery fire from the mountain.
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HM NumberHMBJO
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number033-18
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 11:59pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 721726 N 3760772
Decimal Degrees33.96411667, -84.60028333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 57.847', W 84° 36.017'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 57' 50.82" N, 84° 36' 1.02" W
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Area Code(s)678, 404, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400 Davis CArnes Lane Nortwest, Marietta GA 30064, US
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