Near Dallas in Paulding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of New Hope Church
Checked by Hood’s outposts near the mill, the Federals advanced & struck Stewart’s div. [CS] astride the road at this point -- the left brigade (Stovall’s) in the cemetery, with no intrenchments.
Followed then several hours of bitter conflict -- late afternoon & night -- in rain & thunderstorm. Battle renewed next day.
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° 57.394′ N, 84° 47.421′ W. Marker is near Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is at the intersection of Dallas-Acworth Highway (Georgia Route 381) and Bobo Road, on the left when traveling west on Dallas-Acworth Highway. Click for map. The marker is located at the New Hope Baptist Church. 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. Atlanta Campaign (here, next to New Hope Church Phase of Atlanta Campaign (here, next to this marker); The March of Hardee’s Corps, May 23-25, 1864 (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 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Johnston's Headquarters (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dallas.
Also see . . . Battle of New Hope Church. A brief description of the battle, with a variety of references and other information. (Submitted on July 15, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 3,354 times since then and 166 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.