Near Dallas in Paulding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The 23rd Corps, moving from Sligh’s Mill, Burnt Hickory P.O., and Owens’ Mill, occupied lines on this ridge, facing S.E. from May 26 - June 2, in active support of & in line with the 4th, 14th and 20th Corps (Army Of The Cumberland [US]).
These troops faced Hood’s, Polk’s and Hardee’s A.C. (Johnston’s Army of Tennessee [CS]). Two of the notable battles of the Atlanta Campaign were fought near here -- at New Hope Church (2 m. S) May 25th, & at Pickett's Mill (1 mi. S.E.), May 27th.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 110-28.)
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, 1802.
Location. 33° 58.437′ N, 84° 46.776′ W. Marker is near Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is at the intersection of Dallas-Acworth HighwayTouch 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. Battle of Pickett’s Mill (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Federal Attack on Hood’s Corps (approx. 1.2 miles away); New Hope Church Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Worst Aircraft Disaster in Georgia History (approx. 1.3 miles away); New Hope Battlefield (approx. 1.3 miles away); Polk’s March to Lost Mountain (approx. 1.3 miles away); The March of Hardee’s Corps, May 23-25, 1864 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Battle of New Hope Church (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,174 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.