Near Ringgold in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
4th Corps' Route to Tunnel Hill
The march was opposed by outposts of Wheeler’s cav. - the road obstructed by felled timber.
This move, together with the march of Palmer’s 14th A.C. on direct rd. from Ringgold to Tunnel Hill, was the beginning of hostilities in the Campaign for Atlanta. Wheeler’s cav., driven from Tunnel Hill, withdrew to Mill Creek Gap. During the next 5 days; Federal attempts to take Dalton were without success.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 023-5.)
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 date for this entry is May 7, 1833.
Location. 34° 53.609′ N, 85° 1.729′ W. Marker is near Ringgold, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is at the intersection of Tunnel Hill Road and Catoosa Parkway (Georgia Route 2)Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ringgold GA 30736, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Campaign for Atlanta Began Here (approx. 0.6 miles away); Catoosa Springs Confederate Hospitals (approx. 2 miles away); Harris' Gap (approx. 2.4 miles away); Joseph Standing Monument (approx. 2.4 miles away); Old Federal Road (approx. 2.8 miles away); Old Stone Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); Trail of Tears Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Stone Church And Catoosa Station (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ringgold.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,187 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.