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Near Rocky Face in Whitfield County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Dr. Anderson’s House

 
 
Dr. Anderson’s House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 5, 2003
1. Dr. Anderson’s House Marker
Inscription.  H’dq’rs., Maj. Gen. Joseph B. Hooker, commanding Federal 20th A. C., May 7, - 9, 1864.

These troops, having crossed Taylor’s Ridge, May 7, moved E. to this vicinity. Williams’ 1st & Butterfield’s 3d divs. camped in Dogwood Valley near Trickum; Geary’s 2d div; at the Thornton farm, one mi. S.

The 20th A.C. occupied the Federal sector between Mill Creek Gap & Villanow, during Sherman’s move toward Rocky Face. Demonstrations were made at both Mill Creek Gap & Dug Gap, May 8 -- the latter, 5 mi. S.E., being the scene of Geary’s vain attempt to dislodge the Arkansas & Kentucky defenders, while McPherson’s troops occupied Snake Creek Gap.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 155-6.)
 
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 year for this entry is 1864.
 
Location. 34° 46.502′ N, 85° 5.465′ W. Marker is near Rocky Face, Georgia, in Whitfield County. Marker is on Dunnagan Road, 0.1
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miles Trickum Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rocky Face GA 30740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Callaway Place" - 1814. (approx. 1.9 miles away); Twentieth Corps in Dogwood Valley (approx. 1.9 miles away); Geary's Division to Dug Gap (approx. 3.8 miles away); Nickajack Gap (approx. 3.9 miles away); Battle of Dug Gap (approx. 3.9 miles away); Babb's Settlement (approx. 3.9 miles away); Mill Creek Gap (approx. 4.4 miles away); Battle of Mill Creek Gap (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rocky Face.
 
Dr. Anderson’s House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 5, 2003
2. Dr. Anderson’s House Marker
Looking west on Dunnagan Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,097 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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