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

North Line Daltonís Defenses

 
 
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By David Seibert, June 30, 2008
1. North Line Daltonís Defenses Marker
Inscription. April, 1864. Pending Federal moves on Dalton a strong line of defense works was built across Crow Valley. Beginning at the Signal Station on Rocky Face, W., it crossed the road at this point & ascended the wooded hill E. where artillery was placed. Beyond a creek to a high ridge it turned S. across Aultís Gap. N. of ridge and prolongation of it, is Potato Hill (Picket Top), which was also fortified. May 8-13, Stevensonís div. (Hoodís A.C.) occupied the line W. On the E. were portions of Hindmanís div., under temporary command of Hardee -- his hídqírs at Aultís Mill.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 155-19.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 50.137′ N, 84° 59.373′ W. Marker is near Waring, Georgia, in Whitfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Haig Mill Road and Poplar Springs Church Road, on the left when traveling south on Haig Mill Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dalton GA 30721, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crow Valley (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stevenson's Line
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By Brandon Fletcher, February 21, 2012
2. North Line Daltonís Defenses Marker
(about 800 feet away); Schofield's 23d Corps in Crow Valley (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Stevenson's Line (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Crow Valley (approx. one mile away); Site: Ault's Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Military Operations in Crow Valley (approx. 2.2 miles away); Harris' Gap (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waring.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
North Line Daltonís Defenses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, February 21, 2012
3. North Line Daltonís Defenses Marker
North Line Daltonís Defenses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, February 21, 2012
4. North Line Daltonís Defenses Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,010 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 1, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2, 3, 4. submitted on July 22, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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