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 mother’s 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 Johnston’s 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.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Atlanta Campaign (approx. 0.6 miles away); New Hope Church Phase of Atlanta Campaign (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of New Hope Church Polk’s March to Lost Mountain (approx. 0.6 miles away); The March of Hardee’s Corps, May 23-25, 1864 (approx. 0.6 miles away); New Hope Battlefield (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Worst Aircraft Disaster in Georgia History (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Federal Attack on Hood’s Corps (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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