Near Dallas in Paulding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The 23rd Corps, moving from Sligh’s Mill, Burnt Hickory P.O., and Owens’ Mill, occupied lines on this ridge, facing S.E. from May 26 - June 2, in active support of & in line with the 4th, 14th and 20th Corps (Army Of The Cumberland [US]).
These troops faced Hood’s, Polk’s and Hardee’s A.C. (Johnston’s Army of Tennessee [CS]). Two of the notable battles of the Atlanta Campaign were fought near here -- at New Hope Church (2 m. S) May 25th, & at Pickett's Mill (1 mi. S.E.), May 27th.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 110-28.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 58.437′ N, 84° 46.776′ W. Marker is near Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is at the intersection of Dallas-Acworth Highway (Georgia Route 381) and Cumberland Way, on the right when traveling south on Dallas-Acworth Highway. Click for map. The marker is at the entrance to Browns Mill subdivision. Marker is in this post office area: Dallas GA 30132, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least Battle of Pickett’s Mill (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Federal Attack on Hood’s Corps (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Worst Aircraft Disaster in Georgia History (approx. 1.3 miles away); New Hope Battlefield (approx. 1.3 miles away); Polk’s March to Lost Mountain (approx. 1.3 miles away); The March of Hardee’s Corps, May 23-25, 1864 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Battle of New Hope Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); New Hope Church Phase of Atlanta Campaign (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dallas.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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