Near Dallas in Paulding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Old Burnt Hickory P.O.
The 23rd Corps [US], at Sligh's Mill, 3 mi. N.E., night of the 24th, moved by Burnt Hickory late afternoon of the 25th & followed the 20th A.C. to the battlefield of New Hope Church.
These troops were center & left of Sherman’s flanking march around the Allatoona Mtns. which was checkmated by Johnston’s Confederate Army at New Hope & Dallas.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 110-3.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 1.405′ N, 84° 51.296′ W. Marker is near Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is on Cartersville Highway (Georgia Route 61) 0 miles south of School Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. The marker is located at Wills Grocery, a long-time landmark. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7523 Cartersville Highway, Dallas GA 30132, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sligh's Mill, Pottery & Tanyard 20th Corps Detours to New Hope Church (approx. 3.4 miles away); Brown's Mill (approx. 5.5 miles away); Cross Roads Church (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Federal Attack on Hood’s Corps (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Worst Aircraft Disaster in Georgia History (approx. 5.9 miles away); New Hope Battlefield (approx. 5.9 miles away); The March of Hardee’s Corps, May 23-25, 1864 (approx. 5.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dallas.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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