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Dallas in Paulding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Dallas - New Hope Line

 
 
Dallas - New Hope Line Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, June 14, 2009
1. Dallas - New Hope Line Marker
Inscription.  Four to six mi. N.E., on State Highway 92 at & near New Hope church, are the battlefield’s of New Hope Church & Pickett’s Mill - two of the notable engagements of the Atlanta Campaign, May 25 & 27, 1864.

From a point 2 mi. S. of Dallas, the embattled Confederate & Federal forces, extending N.E. on a 10 mi. front, maintained daily conflict for 10 days, May 25 - June 4.

This Paulding County phase of the Atlanta Campaign was incident to Sherman’s flanking operations [US] W. & S.W. of the Allatoona Mtns. Johnston’s forces [CS] held the Federals in this sector until they moved E. to the State R.R.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 110-29.)
 
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 25, 1828.
 
Location. 33° 55.532′ N, 84° 50.078′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is at the intersection of Merchants Drive (Georgia Route
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61) and East Memorial Drive (Georgia Route 381), on the right when traveling west on Merchants Drive. Merchants Drive (Ga 61) is the old route of US 278 through the center of Dallas. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dallas GA 30132, 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. A. Lafayette Bartlett (approx. 0.4 miles away); Paulding County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dallas (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Orphan Brigade at Dallas (approx. half a mile away); Davis' Div. at Dallas (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Orphan Brigade (approx. 0.8 miles away); Federal Line (approx. 0.9 miles away); Confederate Line (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
 
Dallas - New Hope Line Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, June 14, 2009
2. Dallas - New Hope Line Marker
Looking north on Ga Highway 381, toward New Hope Church and the battlefield known as "The Hell Hole."
Dallas - New Hope Line Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, June 14, 2009
3. Dallas - New Hope Line Marker
Looking east, toward Dallas and the south end of the Federal and Confederate line
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,587 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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