Dalton in Whitfield County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Stevensonís div. (Hoodís A.C.) [CS] held this sector, his left at Cheathamís line, at Signal Station on Rocky Face; his right, at Aultís Creek, E.
May 9, 1864. Stevensonís men repulsed the 23d A.C. in Crow Valley, and the desperate attempt by Harker's and Wagner's brigades, Newtonís div., 4th A.C., to break the left of Stevensonís at and near the top of Rocky Face, where Pettusí and Brownís brigades were posted behind stone breastworks that are still there.
Erected 1985 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 155-20.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 49.544′ N, 84° 59.816′ W. Marker is in Dalton, Georgia, in Whitfield County. Marker is on Crow Valley Road NW 0.2 miles north of Justin Lane NW, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Stevenson's Line (approx. 0.7 miles away); North Line Daltonís Defenses (approx. 0.8 miles away); Crow Valley (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site: Ault's Mill (approx. 0.9 miles away); Schofield's 23d Corps in Crow Valley (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Crow Valley (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Battle of Mill Creek Gap (approx. 1.6 miles away); Atlanta Campaign (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dalton.
More about this marker. An almost identical marker is located at a private home northeast of this marker.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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