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The March of Hardee’s Corps, May 23-25, 1864

 
 
The March of Hardee’s Corps, May 23-25, 1864 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
1. The March of Hardee’s Corps, May 23-25, 1864 Marker
Inscription. Lt. Gen. Hardee’s A.C. [CS], having marched from Stegall’s Station (Emerson) near the Etowah River & camped at the Dr. Smith house, May 23rd, passed New Hope Church on the 24th, enroute to the Dallas front.

This moving left flank of Gen. J. E. Johnston’s army [CS] sought to checkmate the right of Sherman’s army [US] marching from Kingston in a wide circuit via Van Wert to Dallas.

Hood’s corps [CS], following Hardee’s from the Etowah, reached New Hope Church, May 25, in time to intercept Hooker’s troops US] in their move toward this position.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 110-16.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 57.398′ N, 84° 47.424′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is on Bobo Road near Hosiery Mill Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is located in a small park with several other markers, at the edge of the New Hope Baptist Church parking lot. 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. Battle of New Hope Church (a few steps from
The March of Hardee’s Corps, May 23-25, 1864 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
2. The March of Hardee’s Corps, May 23-25, 1864 Marker
The marker is to the far right in this small park, with several other markers. Bobo Road is to the right.
this marker); Atlanta Campaign (a few steps from this marker); New Hope Church Phase of Atlanta Campaign (a few steps from this marker); Polk’s March to Lost Mountain (a few steps from this marker); New Hope Battlefield (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Worst Aircraft Disaster in Georgia History (about 400 feet away); The Federal Attack on Hood’s Corps (about 800 feet away); Johnston's Headquarters (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 889 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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