Brushy Mountain Line

Brushy Mountain Line (HMXW1)

Location: Marietta, GA 30060 Cobb County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 59.504', W 84° 34.721'

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June 19, 1864. McPherson's army of the Tenn., left wing of Sherman's army, moved into this sector - the rugged terrain of Brushy mtn. - on the Kennesaw Mountain front.The 17th A.C. & Garrard's Cav. Were N.E. of this point; 15th & 16th, S.W Hood's A.C. & Wheeler's Cav. (E. of Kennesaw Mtn.) were opp. the 17th A.C.; Polk's A.C. (Loring), on the mtn.; Hardee's A.C. on Loring's left, S. of the mtn. June 21, Hood was shifted to Hardee's left - prolonging the line S. to the Powder Springs road, leaving Wheeler's Cav. To hold the Confederate right. For two weeks, Kennesaw mountain was the strategic point of the Confederate position.
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HM NumberHMXW1
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number033-47
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 12:31am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 723650 N 3763882
Decimal Degrees33.99173333, -84.57868333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 59.504', W 84° 34.721'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 59' 30.24" N, 84° 34' 43.26" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1588-1594 Cobb Pkwy N, Marietta GA 30060, US
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