Dallas in Paulding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The March of Hardee’s Corps, May 23-25, 1864
This moving left flank of Gen. J. E. Johnston’s army [CS] sought to checkmate the right of Sherman’s army [US] marching from Kingston in a wide circuit via Van Wert to Dallas.
Hood’s corps [CS], following Hardee’s from the Etowah, reached New Hope Church, May 25, in time to intercept Hooker’s troops US] in their move toward this position.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 110-16.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 57.398′ N, 84° 47.424′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is on Bobo Road near Hosiery Mill Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. The marker is located in a small park with several other markers, at the edge of the New Hope Baptist Church parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Dallas GA 30132, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of New Hope Church (a few steps from Atlanta Campaign (a few steps from this marker); New Hope Church Phase of Atlanta Campaign (a few steps from this marker); Polk’s March to Lost Mountain (a few steps from this marker); New Hope Battlefield (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Worst Aircraft Disaster in Georgia History (about 400 feet away); The Federal Attack on Hood’s Corps (about 800 feet away); Johnston's Headquarters (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dallas.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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