Near Rocky Face in Whitfield County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
George Disney's Grave
The 4th Ky. was deployed to form a living telegraph line from base to summit of the ridge at the point where the view commanded Federal movements in open valley N.W. Disney, atop the ridge, was killed by a random bullet, Feb. 25, 1864; he was buried where he fell.
Dalton Boy Scouts, on a hike, found the grave, & directed by Scout Master Wm. M. Sapp, Sr., replaced the inscribed heart-pine board with a marble marker, May 13, 1912.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 155-16.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 13, 1781.
Location. 34° 48.077′ N, 85° 0.706′ W. Marker is near Rocky Face, Georgia, in Whitfield County. Marker is on Chattanooga Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2401 Chattanooga Road, Rocky Face GA 30740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Defense of Mill Creek Gap (here, next to this marker); The Flooded Gap (here, next to this marker); Mill Creek Gap (here, next to this marker); Rocky Face Ridge Phase (a few steps from this marker); Atlanta Campaign (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Mill Creek Gap (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Battle of Mill Creek Gap (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Mill Creek Gap (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rocky Face.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,484 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 4, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2. submitted on November 24, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 3. submitted on August 17, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on July 22, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.