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The March of Hardee’s Corps, May 23-25, 1864

 
 
The March of Hardee’s Corps, May 23-25, 1864 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
1. The March of Hardee’s Corps, May 23-25, 1864 Marker
Inscription.  Lt. Gen. Hardee’s A.C. [CS], having marched from Stegall’s Station (Emerson) near the Etowah River & camped at the Dr. Smith house, May 23rd, passed New Hope Church on the 24th, enroute to the Dallas front.

This moving left flank of Gen. J. E. Johnston’s army [CS] sought to checkmate the right of Sherman’s army [US] marching from Kingston in a wide circuit via Van Wert to Dallas.

Hood’s corps [CS], following Hardee’s from the Etowah, reached New Hope Church, May 25, in time to intercept Hooker’s troops US] in their move toward this position.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 110-16.)
 
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 23, 1863.
 
Location. 33° 57.399′ N, 84° 47.424′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is on Bobo Road near Hosiery Mill Road, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located in a small park with several
The March of Hardee’s Corps, May 23-25, 1864 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
2. The March of Hardee’s Corps, May 23-25, 1864 Marker
The marker is to the far right in this small park, with several other markers. Bobo Road is to the right.
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other markers, at the edge of the New Hope Baptist Church parking lot. 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 walking distance of this marker. Battle of New Hope Church (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Battle of New Hope Church (a few steps from this marker); Atlanta Campaign (a few steps from this marker); New Hope Church Phase of Atlanta Campaign (a few steps from this marker); Polk’s March to Lost Mountain (a few steps from this marker); Dedicated to the Confederate Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); New Hope Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of New Hope Church Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,102 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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