Schofield’s Headquarters

Schofield’s Headquarters

Schofield's HeadquartersYear Erected: 1952

Marker Text: Home of Andrew J. Cheney (1815-86)
— Built about 1856 —
Hdqrs., Maj. Gen. John M. Schofield, Commanding Army of the Ohio [USA] — rt. wing of Sherman’s forces on the Kennesaw front, June 22-30, 1864, while directing flanking march of 23d A.C. [USA] S. on the Sandtown Road.

Cox’s 3d Div. camped here & supported Hascall’s 2d Div. [USA] near the McAdoo house in Battle of Kolb’s Farm.

Sherman inspected rt. of Kennesaw line [USA] here, June 23 & 25.

Tips for Finding This Site: Powder Springs Rd at Bankstone Dr at Chaney House near Marietta.