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The Federal Attack on Hood’s Corps

 
 
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By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
1. The Federal Attack on Hood’s Corps Marker
Inscription. May 25, 1864. Brig. Gen. J.W. Geary’s (2d) div. 20th A.C. [US], deployed in dense woods, N.W., advanced toward this ridge at New Hope Ch. -- (5 p.m.) - supported on his right by Williams’ (1st) & on his left by Butterfield's (3d) divs. - the corps front astride this road.

Repeated assaults on Hood’s corps [CS], posted on this ridge (Stovall’s brigade on left; Clayton’s, center; Baker’s, right) failed to dislodge it after several hrs. of fighting.

Reinforced 20th corps assaults, May 26, were likewise devoid of results.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10-24.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 57.526′ N, 84° 47.403′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is on Unnamed cemetery road 0.1 miles north of Chester Harris Drive, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. The marker is located in the cemetery opposite the New Hope Baptist Church on Georgia Highway 381. The unnamed cemetery road runs from Chester Harris Drive to Old Cartersville Road. Marker is in this post office area: Dallas GA 30132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
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By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
2. The Federal Attack on Hood’s Corps Marker
The road is the unnamed cemetery road; Old Cartersville Road is barely visible in the distance
walking distance of this marker. The Worst Aircraft Disaster in Georgia History (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Hope Battlefield (about 500 feet away); The March of Hardee’s Corps, May 23-25, 1864 (about 800 feet away); Polk’s March to Lost Mountain (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of New Hope Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Hope Church Phase of Atlanta Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away); Atlanta Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away); Johnston's Headquarters (approx. ¾ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Dallas.
 
More about this marker. The number cast in the marker (10-24) is in error; it should be 110-24, for the county number.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The Federal Attack on Hood’s Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
3. The Federal Attack on Hood’s Corps Marker
Located at the edge of the cemetery
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By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
4. The Federal Attack on Hood’s Corps Marker
More of the cemetery
Confederate Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, October 11, 2008
5. Confederate Cemetery Marker
Located near the marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,104 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   5. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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