Dallas in Paulding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Posey Wigley (10 yr. old son of Wm. & Fanny), later recalled seeing Gen. Johnston at his widowed motherís house & removal of family & household goods to a place of safety -- hence, Lt. T. B. Mackall's reference to "Widow Wigley's deserted house" as Johnstonís headquarters (O.R. 38, III, 987).
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 110-17.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 56.883′ N, 84° 47.333′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is at the intersection of Bobo Road and Folsom Road, on the right when traveling north on Bobo Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dallas GA 30132, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of New Hope Church Memorial (approx. Dedicated to the Confederate Soldiers (approx. 0.6 miles away); Atlanta Campaign (approx. 0.6 miles away); New Hope Church Phase of Atlanta Campaign (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of New Hope Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Polkís March to Lost Mountain (approx. 0.6 miles away); The March of Hardeeís Corps, May 23-25, 1864 (approx. 0.6 miles away); New Hope Battlefield (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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