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Dallas in Paulding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Army of the Tenn. To Dallas

 
 
Army of the Tenn. To Dallas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, September 4, 2010
1. Army of the Tenn. To Dallas Marker
Inscription.  May 24, 1864. McPherson’s 15th & 16th A.C. [US] left Euharlee Creek (at Aragon, Polk County) & passed through Van Wert, his route being present State Highways 101 & 6 Turning E. (toward Yorkville, Paulding Co.), camp was made at Raccoon Creek near here.

At this stage of the Federal march to outflank Johnston’s forces [CS] at Allatoona, McPherson was on extreme right. Next on left was Davis’ (2d) div., 14th A.C. [US] which turned E., May 25, at Van Wert to reach Dallas via Bishop’s Mill.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 110-6.)
 
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 date for this entry is May 24, 1889.
 
Location. 33° 55.439′ N, 84° 59.05′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is on Goldmine Road, 0.1 miles east of Fairview Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2063 Goldmine Road, Dallas GA 30157, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured
Army of the Tenn. To Dallas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, September 4, 2010
2. Army of the Tenn. To Dallas Marker
Goldmine Road is on the left
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as the crow flies. Old Van Wert Polk County (approx. 5.7 miles away); Army of the Tenn. At Dallas (approx. 6.1 miles away); Rockmart Slate House (approx. 6.4 miles away); Rockmart Memorial Park (approx. 6.4 miles away); 20th Corps Detours to New Hope Church (approx. 7.8 miles away); Davis' Div. at Dallas (approx. 8.1 miles away); Paulding County (approx. 8.2 miles away); A. Lafayette Bartlett (approx. 8.2 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 September 15, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 844 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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May. 22, 2022