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Cobb County Historical Markers

Battle of Kolb’s Farm


  • Source: David Seibert
  • Marker: Battle of Kolb’s Farm
  • Location: Cheatham Hill Rd about 0.7 mile N of Powder Springs Rd

BATTLE OF KOLB’S FARM June 22, 1864

The 3 brigades of Williams’ (1st) Div., 20th A. C., [US] were posted on the high ground W. of the road between this point and the Powder Springs Road.

Geary’s (2d) Div. [US] right joined Williams at the ravine West of the Greer house, his artillery sweeping the low ground.

Brown’s & Reynold’s brigades of Stevenson’s Div. [CS] assaulted the left of Williams’ line by way of the ravine - trying to turn his left, but the 20th A. C. artillery broke up the assault and the two [CS] brigades withdrew.

033-14 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1952