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Dalton in Whitfield County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Rocky Face Ridge Phase

Atlanta Campaign

 

—May 7-12, 1864 —

 
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By Brandon Fletcher, February 21, 2012
1. Rocky Face Ridge Phase Marker
Inscription. Confederates withdraw to Resaca when Federal flank movement threatens their rear.

(labels)
Confederate position Rocky Face Ridge
Federal attack fails / Mill Creek Gap
Federal flank movement / Dug Gap

 
Location. 34° 48.071′ N, 85° 0.701′ W. Marker is in Dalton, Georgia, in Whitfield County. Marker is on Chattanooga Road (U.S. 41/76) 0.4 miles west of Willowdale Road NW, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in front of Georgia State Patrol headquarters. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2401 Chattanooga Rd, Dalton GA 30720, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Disney's Grave (here, next to this marker); Atlanta Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); Mill Creek Gap (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Mill Creek Gap (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Flooded Gap (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Mill Creek Gap (approx. 0.7 miles away); Confederate Defense of Mill Creek Gap (approx. ¾ mile away); Site: Ault's Mill (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dalton.
 
More about this marker. Developed by the WPA, this
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By Brandon Fletcher, February 21, 2012
2. Rocky Face Ridge Phase Marker
Atlanta Campaign pocket parks is one of five leading to Atlanta. 1) Ringgold, 2)Rocky Face Ridge, 3)Resaca, 4)Cassville, 5)New Hope Church.
(See the link attached to this page)
 
Also see . . .  Pruning the Parks: Atlanta Campaign National Historic Site (1944-1950) was Developed as a Dixie High. (Submitted on July 31, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.)
 
Additional keywords. Atlanta Campaign, Rocky Face
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Rocky Face Ridge Phase Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, February 21, 2012
3. Rocky Face Ridge Phase Marker
Looking left from the marker
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By Brandon Fletcher, February 21, 2012
4. Rocky Face Ridge Phase Marker
Looking right from the marker
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By Brandon Fletcher, February 21, 2012
5. Rocky Face Ridge Phase Marker
Georgia State Patrol Headquarters, behind the marker
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By Brandon Fletcher, April 16, 2014
6. Rocky Face Ridge Phase Marker
In 2014, This group of local markers were moved to this location in relation to the Rocky Face Ridge Phase Atlanta Campaign Roadside Park Marker. It is assumed for the reason of the 150th anniversary- making it easier for folks to see all the markers at one location.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 31, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   6. submitted on August 17, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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