Near Rocky Face in Whitfield County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Dr. Andersonís House
These troops, having crossed Taylorís Ridge, May 7, moved E. to this vicinity. Williamsí 1st & Butterfieldís 3d divs. camped in Dogwood Valley near Trickum; Gearyís 2d div; at the Thornton farm, one mi. S.
The 20th A.C. occupied the Federal sector between Mill Creek Gap & Villanow, during Shermanís move toward Rocky Face. Demonstrations were made at both Mill Creek Gap & Dug Gap, May 8 -- the latter, 5 mi. S.E., being the scene of Gearyís vain attempt to dislodge the Arkansas & Kentucky defenders, while McPhersonís troops occupied Snake Creek Gap.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 155-6.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 46.502′ N, 85° 5.465′ W. Marker is near Rocky Face, Georgia, in Whitfield County. Marker is on Dunnagan Road 0.1 miles from Trickum Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rocky Face GA 30740, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Callaway Place" - 1814. (approx. 1.9 miles Twentieth Corps in Dogwood Valley (approx. 1.9 miles away); Geary's Division to Dug Gap (approx. 3.8 miles away); Nickajack Gap (approx. 3.9 miles away); Battle of Dug Gap (approx. 3.9 miles away); Babb's Settlement (approx. 3.9 miles away); Confederate Defense of Mill Creek Gap (approx. 4.3 miles away); Mill Creek Gap (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rocky Face.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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