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Cobb County Historical Markers

Battle of Kolb’s Farm


  • Source: David Seibert
  • Marker: Battle of Kolb’s Farm
  • Location: Callaway Rd. at Powder Springs Rd. at the Kolb house

BATTLE OF KOLB’S FARM June 22, 1864

The extension of the right wing of Federal forces S. of the Dallas Rd. threatening to outflank him, Johnston sent Hood’s Corps [CS] from the right (E. of Kennesaw) to this, the extreme left, with directions to stop further Federal advances. Hood sent Stevenson’s 4 brigades [CS] – 2 astride the road, and 2 N. of it, against the 20th and 23d corps troops [US] posted astride the road to the W. This, and later attempts failed to check the Federal extensions southward.

033-13 GEORGIA HISTORIC MARKER 1984