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Near Waring in Whitfield County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Military Operations in Crow Valley

 
 
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By David Seibert, June 30, 2008
1. Military Operations in Crow Valley Marker
Inscription. There were 2 demonstrations by Federal forces on Dalton, in 1864: Feb. 24-26; May 7-12. On these over-lapping fields of operation, the Burke House & spring were noted landmarks.

Feb. 25, Cruft`s & Baird`s divs. (4th & 14th A.C.), via the low ridge W., moved to outflank the Confederates at Mill Creek Gap, but were forced back. May 9, 2 divs., Schofield`s 23d A.C., were halted at S. end of ridge by Stevenson`s div., Hood`s A.C., & the artillery at Potato Hill.

The log barn at the Burke house was used as a hospital by Surg. S.G. Menzies, Med. Director, Cruft`s div., 4th A.C., Feb. 25.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 155-23.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 52.044′ N, 84° 59.243′ W. Marker is near Waring, Georgia, in Whitfield County. Marker is on Reed Road 1.6 miles north of Reed Pond Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2906 Reed Road, Dalton GA 30721, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harris' Gap (approx. 0.8 miles away); Crow Valley
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By Brandon Fletcher, February 21, 2012
2. Military Operations in Crow Valley Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Schofield's 23d Corps in Crow Valley (approx. 1.8 miles away); North Line Daltonís Defenses (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Crow Valley (approx. 2.2 miles away); Historic Varnell Home (approx. 2.3 miles away); Stevenson's Line (approx. 2.3 miles away); Old Federal Road (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Waring.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Brandon Fletcher, February 21, 2012
3. Military Operations in Crow Valley Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,020 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2, 3. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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