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Suttles Mill in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William Little House

 
 
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Photographed By David Tibbs, 2008
1. William Little House Marker
Inscription.  Confederate Major General John Bell Hood was brought to this house to recuperate following the amputation of his right leg due to a wound received on September 20, 1863 at the Battle of Chickamauga. Colonel Francis (Frank) Little, 11th Georgia Infantry, suggested that Major General Hood be brought to the home of his father, William Little. Hood spent approximately four to six weeks here. A second story was added to the house in 1899.
 
Erected 2005 by John B. Gordon Camp 599 Sons of Confederate Veterans.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1982.
 
Location. 34° 38.406′ N, 85° 11.165′ W. Marker is in Suttles Mill, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is at the intersection of West Armuchee Road and Manning Mill Road on West Armuchee Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Fayette GA 30728, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. West Armuchee Valley (approx. 2.8
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Photographed By David Tibbs, 2008
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miles away); Ship's Gap (approx. 4 miles away); McPherson’s Army at Snake Creek Gap (approx. 4˝ miles away); Villanow (approx. 4.7 miles away); Confederate Square (approx. 7 miles away); La Fayette Presbyterian Memorial Park (approx. 7.1 miles away); La Fayette Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.1 miles away); The Lynching of Henry White / Racial Injustice in America (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
Regarding William Little House. This is a stop on the Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail, Army of Tennessee site #24 The official Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail Marker is not in place yet.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2008, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,018 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 2, 2008, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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May. 18, 2022