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Near Ringgold in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Campaign for Atlanta Began Here

 
 
Campaign for Atlanta Began Here Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 14, 2008
1. Campaign for Atlanta Began Here Marker
Inscription. The 4th A.C., marching from Cleveland, Tenn. reached Catoosa Springs May 4, 1864. The 23d A.C., via Cleveland & Red Clay, camped in this vicinity. Both corps moved S. from these positions toward Dalton, May 7.

The 4th A.C. went by direct rd. to Tunnel Hill; the 23d to Crow Valley, E. of Rocky Face.

The elevated ground N. is the site of the Dr. Lee house. Observing the initial troop movements from the yard of the Lee house, were officers of the Federal high command: Sherman, Thomas, Schofield, Howard, Newton, Stanley, & Cox.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 023-4.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 54.054′ N, 85° 1.494′ W. Marker is near Ringgold, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is at the intersection of Catoosa Parkway (Georgia Route 2) and Tunnel Hill Road, on the right when traveling east on Catoosa Parkway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ringgold GA 30736, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 4th Corps' Route to Tunnel Hill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Joseph Standing Monument
Campaign for Atlanta Began Here Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 14, 2008
2. Campaign for Atlanta Began Here Marker
This looks west on Catoosa Parkway (GA Route 2) toward Ringgold.
(approx. 1.9 miles away); Catoosa Springs Confederate Hospitals (approx. 1.9 miles away); Harris' Gap (approx. 2.7 miles away); Historic Varnell Home (approx. 2.7 miles away); Old Federal Road (approx. 3 miles away); Old Stone Presbyterian Church (approx. 3 miles away); Trail of Tears Memorial (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ringgold.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,089 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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