Aragon in Polk County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Davis & Dodge at Peek’s Spring
May 24. Brig. Gen. J.C. Davis’ (2nd) div., 14th Corps, Army of the Cumberland [US], camped at the spring, enroute from Rome to Dallas.
These troops were part of the right wing of Sherman’s forces, moving to outflank Johnston’s army [CS] at Allatoona. This resulted in 10 days of battle at New Hope Church & Dallas, in Paulding County.
Erected 1992 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 115-2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 2.889′ N, 85° 3.743′ W. Marker is in Aragon, Georgia, in Polk County. Marker is at the intersection of Rome Highway (Georgia Route 101) and West 1st Street, on the right when traveling north on Rome Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Aragon GA 30104, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Logan’s 15th Corps at Swaintown (approx. ľ mile away); McPherson’s March to Dallas Old Van Wert Polk County (approx. 4.1 miles away); Taylorsville High School (approx. 5.1 miles away); Stilesboro Academy (approx. 9.1 miles away); The Army of the Cumberland at Stilesboro (approx. 9.2 miles away); Army of the Tenn. To Dallas (approx. 9.7 miles away); Old Macedonia Church Organized 1847 (approx. 9.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aragon.
More about this marker. This marker replaced an earlier marker with the same title erected by the Georgia Historical Commission.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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