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

Old Burnt Hickory P.O.

 
 
Old Burnt Hickory P.O. Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 14, 2009
1. Old Burnt Hickory P.O. Marker
Inscription. May 24, 1864: The 4th, 20th & a div. of the 14th A.C. - Army of the Cumberland [US], enroute from Stilesboro, camped in this vicinity, & on the 25th, marched to New Hope Church.

The 23rd Corps [US], at Sligh's Mill, 3 mi. N.E., night of the 24th, moved by Burnt Hickory late afternoon of the 25th & followed the 20th A.C. to the battlefield of New Hope Church.

These troops were center & left of Shermanís flanking march around the Allatoona Mtns. which was checkmated by Johnstonís Confederate Army at New Hope & Dallas.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 110-3.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 1.405′ N, 84° 51.296′ W. Marker is near Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is on Cartersville Highway (Georgia Route 61) 0 miles south of School Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is located at Wills Grocery, a long-time landmark. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7523 Cartersville Highway, Dallas GA 30132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sligh's Mill, Pottery & Tanyard
Old Burnt Hickory P.O. Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 14, 2009
2. Old Burnt Hickory P.O. Marker
Looking north on Ga Highway 61, toward Cartersville
(approx. 3.4 miles away but has been reported missing); 20th Corps Detours to New Hope Church (approx. 3.4 miles away); Brown's Mill (approx. 5.5 miles away); Cross Roads Church (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Federal Attack on Hoodís Corps (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Worst Aircraft Disaster in Georgia History (approx. 5.9 miles away); New Hope Battlefield (approx. 5.9 miles away); The March of Hardeeís Corps, May 23-25, 1864 (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Old Burnt Hickory P.O. Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 14, 2009
3. Old Burnt Hickory P.O. Marker
Looking south on Georgia Highway 61, toward Dallas
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 969 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 1, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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