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Dallas in Paulding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Army of the Tenn. At Dallas

 
 
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By David Seibert, September 4, 2010
1. Army of the Tenn. At Dallas Marker
Inscription. May 25, 1864. McPherson’s Army of the Tenn., [US] marching from Wooley’s Bridge (Etowah River), via Van Wert, reached Pumpkin Vine Cr., Logan’s 15th A.C. [US] camped near Pumpkin Vine Church, 2 mi. S.

May 26, Dodge’s 16th A.C. [US] reached Pumpkin Vine Cr. (via State Highway 6) before dawn & by 10 o’clock, was across.

Both corps entered Dallas 2 p.m., Logan marching from Pumpkin Vine Church (via State Highway 120). Opposed by Confederate Cavalry, the Federals advanced E. to the Marietta and Villa Rica roads.
 
Erected 1989 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 110-7.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 54.946′ N, 84° 52.706′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is on Rockmart Highway (U.S. 278) 0.2 miles east of Homer Cochran Road. Click for map. The marker is located at the west end of the bridge where the eastbound lane of US Highway 278 crosses Pumpkinvine Creek. Marker is in this post office area: Dallas GA 30132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Davis' Div. at Dallas (approx. 2.2 miles away);
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By David Seibert, September 4, 2010
2. Army of the Tenn. At Dallas Marker
Paulding County (approx. 2.2 miles away); Dallas - New Hope Line (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Orphan Brigade at Dallas (approx. 2.8 miles away); Rt. of Federal Line May 26 -June 1, 1864 (approx. 2.9 miles away); Federal Line (approx. 2.9 miles away); Left of the Confederate Line (approx. 2.9 miles away); Confederate Line (approx. 3.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dallas.
 
More about this marker. This marker replaced an earlier marker of the same title and text erected by the Georgia Historical Commission near this location.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By David Seibert, September 4, 2010
3. Army of the Tenn. At Dallas Marker
Looking east on US Highway 278 at the bridge over Pumpkinvine Creek
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 783 times since then and 97 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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.
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