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

Brown's Mill

 
 
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By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
1. Brown's Mill Marker
Inscription. One-half mi. S.W., on Pumpkin Vine Cr., was the site of Brown’s saw-mill, a landmark during military operations May 25 – June 5, 1964.

The 23rd Corps, moving from Sligh’s Mill, Burnt Hickory P.O., and Owens’ Mill, occupied lines on this ridge, facing S.E. from May 26 - June 2, in active support of & in line with the 4th, 14th and 20th Corps (Army Of The Cumberland [US]).

These troops faced Hood’s, Polk’s and Hardee’s A.C. (Johnston’s Army of Tennessee [CS]). Two of the notable battles of the Atlanta Campaign were fought near here -- at New Hope Church (2 m. S) May 25th, & at Pickett's Mill (1 mi. S.E.), May 27th.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 110-28.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 58.437′ N, 84° 46.776′ W. Marker is near Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is at the intersection of Dallas-Acworth Highway (Georgia Route 381) and Cumberland Way, on the right when traveling south on Dallas-Acworth Highway. Touch for map. The marker is at the entrance to Browns Mill subdivision. Marker is in this post office area: Dallas GA 30132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
Brown's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
2. Brown's Mill Marker
Georgia Highway 381 is in the background.
8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Pickett’s Mill (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Federal Attack on Hood’s Corps (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Worst Aircraft Disaster in Georgia History (approx. 1.3 miles away); New Hope Battlefield (approx. 1.3 miles away); Polk’s March to Lost Mountain (approx. 1.3 miles away); The March of Hardee’s Corps, May 23-25, 1864 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Battle of New Hope Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); New Hope Church Phase of Atlanta Campaign (approx. 1.4 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 14, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,001 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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