Dallas in Paulding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Dallas - New Hope Line
From a point 2 mi. S. of Dallas, the embattled Confederate & Federal forces, extending N.E. on a 10 mi. front, maintained daily conflict for 10 days, May 25 - June 4.
This Paulding County phase of the Atlanta Campaign was incident to Sherman’s flanking operations [US] W. & S.W. of the Allatoona Mtns. Johnston’s forces [CS] held the Federals in this sector until they moved E. to the State R.R.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 110-29.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 55.532′ N, 84° 50.078′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is at the intersection of Merchants Drive (Georgia Route 61) and East Memorial Drive (Georgia Route 381), on the right when traveling west on Merchants Drive. Click for map. Merchants Drive (Ga 61) is the old route of US 278 through the center of Dallas. Marker is in this post office area: Dallas GA 30132, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Paulding County (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Orphan Brigade at Dallas (approx. half a mile away); Davis' Div. at Dallas (approx. 0.6 miles away); Federal Line (approx. 0.9 miles away); Confederate Line (approx. 1.2 miles away); Rt. of Federal Line May 26 -June 1, 1864 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Left of the Confederate Line (approx. 2.3 miles away); Army of the Tenn. At Dallas (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dallas.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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