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

Atlanta Campaign

New Hope Church

 

—May 25 - June 4, 1864 —

 
Atlanta Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
1. Atlanta Campaign Marker
Inscription.
Here, at New Hope Church,
Confederate and Federal
armies engaged
in a desperate battle
as the former blocked
the way to Atlanta,
key industrial center
of the Confederacy.
Sherman again outflanked
the Confederates
and the two armies moved
to renew the struggle
at Kennesaw Mountain.

 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 33° 57.392′ N, 84° 47.419′ W. Marker is near Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is at the intersection of Bobo Road and Hosiery Mill Road, on the left when traveling south on Bobo Road. Touch for map. The marker is located, with several other markers, in a small park adjacent to the parking lot of the New Hope Baptist Church. 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. New Hope Church Phase of Atlanta Campaign (here, next to this marker); Battle of New Hope Church (here, next to this marker); Polk’s March to Lost Mountain (a few steps from this marker); The March of Hardee’s Corps, May 23-25, 1864 (a few steps from this marker);
Atlanta Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
2. Atlanta Campaign Marker
Bobo Road is to the right
New Hope Battlefield (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Worst Aircraft Disaster in Georgia History (about 500 feet away); The Federal Attack on Hood’s Corps (approx. 0.2 miles away); Johnston's Headquarters (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Atlanta Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
3. Atlanta Campaign Marker
The marker stands in the center of the park, behind the flagpole.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,088 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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