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Near Waring in Whitfield County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Site: Ault's Mill

 
 
Site: Ault's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, June 30, 2008
1. Site: Ault's Mill Marker
Inscription.  In this vicinity stood Aultís mill and residence cited in Official Records as Lt. Gen. Wm. J. Hardeeís headquarters, May 8-13, 1864.

Hardee was in temporary command of units of Hoodís A.C. (Hindmanís div.) together with his own corps at various places. This sector was the rt. of the Confederate line across Crow Valley, from Rocky Face Ridge on the W. to Potato Hill (Picket Top) and Aultís Gap on the E.

This N. line of Daltonís defense was two mi. further N. than the one used in repelling Federal attacks in February.
 
Erected 1993 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 155-18.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
 
Location. 34° 49′ N, 84° 59.117′ W. Marker is near Waring, Georgia, in Whitfield County. Marker is on Old Haig Mill Road, 0 miles Haig Mill Road, on the left when traveling south. Marker is at the earth dam on the dead end (old) section
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of Haig Mill Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dalton GA 30721, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stevenson's Line (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Stevenson's Line (approx. 1.2 miles away); Crow Valley (approx. 1.3 miles away); North Line Daltonís Defenses (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Battle of Mill Creek Gap (approx. 1.6 miles away); Schofield's 23d Corps in Crow Valley (approx. 1.7 miles away); Rocky Face Ridge Phase (approx. 1.8 miles away); George Disney's Grave (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waring.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,197 times since then and 22 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 31, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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