Dallas in Paulding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Rt. of Federal Line May 26 -June 1, 1864
The Federals fought defensively during the 6 days of fighting, climaxed by a concerted assault on the salient by Lt. Gen. Wm. J. Hardee’s A.C. [CS], in columns of regiments, along the Villa Rica Rd. -- an attack that extended N. 2 mi. along the 15th & 16th corps fronts -- May 28.
McPherson’s forces [US] were shifted N from the Dallas front, June 1, pursuant to the federal move E. toward the State R.R.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 110-9.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 26, 1894.
Location. 33° 54.172′ N, 84° 49.82′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is on Vernoy Aiken Road, 0.2 miles north of Villa Rica Highway (Georgia Route 61), on the left when traveling Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dallas GA 30157, 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. Armstrong's Advance (approx. 0.3 miles away); Federal Line (approx. 0.8 miles away); Left of the Confederate Line (approx. 0.8 miles away); Confederate Line (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Orphan Brigade at Dallas (approx. 1.2 miles away); Dallas (approx. 1.4 miles away); Paulding County (approx. 1.6 miles away); Dallas - New Hope Line (approx. 1.6 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 19, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,140 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 19, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.