Dallas in Paulding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Hardee’s, Hood’s & French’s H’dq’rs.
Site of Dr. Augustus Smith house, 1864.
May 24: Gen. John B. Hood [CS] spent night here enroute with his corps from Etowah River to New Hope Church.
Oct. 5: Gen. S.G. French, [CS] withdrawing from an abortive attempt on the Federal garrison at Allatoona, stopped here enroute to rejoin Hood’s forces at New Hope Church.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 110-1.)
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 day of the year for for this entry is May 23.
Location. 34° 1.954′ N, 84° 44.426′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is on Dallas-Acworth Highway (Georgia Route 92) just south of Thornwood Drive, on the right when traveling south. The marker is located just south of the Cobb-Paulding County line. It is located in a ditch near the tree line, and can be difficult to see from the 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cross Roads Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Site ~ Mason’s Bridge (approx. 2 miles away); Site of Old Allatoona Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); James Foster House (approx. 2.4 miles away); Peters-Davenport House (approx. 3 miles away); Battle of Pickett's Mill (approx. 3.3 miles away); Dallas – Acworth Road (approx. 3.7 miles away); Hood & Hardee Withdraw E. to R.R. (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2017. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,319 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 1, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.