Rocky Face in Whitfield County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Rocky Face Ridge Phase
May 7-12, 1864
Confederate position Rocky Face Ridge
Federal attack fails / Mill Creek Gap
Federal flank movement / Dug Gap
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 34° 48.071′ N, 85° 0.701′ W. Marker is in Rocky Face, Georgia, in Whitfield County. Marker is on Chattanooga Road (U.S. 41/76) 0.4 miles west of Willowdale Road NW, on the left when traveling west. Located in front of Georgia State Patrol headquarters. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2401 Chattanooga Rd, Rocky Face GA 30740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Disney's Grave (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Defense of Mill Creek Gap (a few steps from this marker); The Flooded Gap (a few steps from this marker); Mill Creek Gap (a few steps from this marker); Atlanta Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Mill Creek Gap The Battle of Mill Creek Gap (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Mill Creek Gap (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rocky Face.
More about this marker. Developed by the WPA, this Atlanta Campaign pocket parks is one of five leading to Atlanta. 1) Ringgold, 2)Rocky Face Ridge, 3)Resaca, 4)Cassville, 5)New Hope Church.
(See the link attached to this page)
Also see . . . Pruning the Parks: Atlanta Campaign National Historic Site (1944-1950) was Developed as a Dixie High. (Submitted on July 31, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.)
Additional keywords. Atlanta Campaign, Rocky Face
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 643 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 31, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. 6. submitted on August 17, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.