Dalton in Whitfield County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Flooded Gap
May 8: three abortive attempts to cut the dam were made by detachments from the 34th Illinois. Operations of the 14 Army Corps against Mill Creek Gap (May 8-12), served to engage the attention of Dalton`s defenders (as did the attacks in Crow Valley), while McPherson`s Army of the Tennessee seized Snake Creek Gap 14 miles southward.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 155-15.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 48.188′ N, 85° 1.243′ W. Marker is in Dalton, Georgia, in Whitfield County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 41 and Old US 41 (Abandoned), on the right when traveling north on U.S. 41. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dalton GA 30721, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mill Creek Gap Confederate Defense of Mill Creek Gap (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Mill Creek Gap (approx. half a mile away); Atlanta Campaign (approx. half a mile away); Rocky Face Ridge Phase (approx. half a mile away); George Disney's Grave (approx. half a mile away); The Battle of Mill Creek Gap (approx. 0.7 miles away); Stevenson's Line (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dalton.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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