General Leonidas Polk's Headquarters

General Leonidas Polk's Headquarters (HMBK3)

Location: Marietta, GA 30064 Cobb County
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N 33° 57.846', W 84° 36.452'

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G.W. Hardage house; June 10-14, 1864

After withdrawing his corps from Lost Mtn. June 9, Polk's H'dq'rs. [CS] were at the John Kirk house 1 mi. W. on this rd. June 10, h'dq'rs. were moved to Hardage house.

Sun. June 12. The Bishop-General read the church service (Episcopal) for his staff, escort, and the Hardage family.

June 14. Polk rode with Johnston, Hardee & others to Pine Mtn. to inspect Bate's [CS] line at that advanced outpost. While there, Polk was killed by a Federal shell.
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HM NumberHMBK3
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number033-20
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 4:23pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 721056 N 3760754
Decimal Degrees33.96410000, -84.60753333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 57.846', W 84° 36.452'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 57' 50.76" N, 84° 36' 27.12" W
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Area Code(s)678, 404, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1836-1846 Burnt Hickory Rd NW, Marietta GA 30064, US
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