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Near Dallas in Paulding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

20th Corps Detours to New Hope Church

 
 
20th Corps Detours to New Hope Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 16, 2005
1. 20th Corps Detours to New Hope Church Marker
Inscription. One-half mile E. the old road from Burnt Hickory to Dallas joined one leading E., via Pumpkin Vine Bridge, near Owen's Mill, to New Hope Church. May 25, 1864: Geary's (2d), followed by William's (1st) div., 20th A.C. [US], turned E. when assailed by outposts of Hood's A.C. [CS] which had reached New Hope from Allatoona.

Pressing forward and reinforced by 4th and 23rd A.C., [US] Geary's div. assaulted the entrenched line of Hood's A.C. posted in and near the cemetery at New Hope Church - a battle fought in rain and thunderstorm.
 
Erected 1985 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 110-4.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 58.451′ N, 84° 51.69′ W. Marker is near Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is at the intersection of Cartersville Highway (Georgia Route 61) and High Shoals Road / Shady Grove Church Road, on the right when traveling north on Cartersville Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dallas GA 30132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Davis' Div. at Dallas (approx. 3.3 miles away); Old Burnt Hickory P.O.
20th Corps Detours to New Hope Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 14, 2009
2. 20th Corps Detours to New Hope Church Marker
The view is from Shady Church Grove Road, at the intersection with Cartersville Highway (GA Highway 61).
(approx. 3.4 miles away); Paulding County (approx. 3.7 miles away); Dallas - New Hope Line (approx. 3.7 miles away); Army of the Tenn. At Dallas (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Orphan Brigade at Dallas (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Worst Aircraft Disaster in Georgia History (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Federal Attack on Hood’s Corps (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dallas.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
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