Dallas in Paulding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
New Hope Church Phase of Atlanta Campaign
May 25 - June 4, 1864
Federal Army strives to break through Confederate position and command roads leading to Atlanta.
Federals execute flank movement around Confederate Army when attack fails, reaching Western & Atlantic Railroad their line of supply and move south toward Kennesaw Mountain
Confederates move parallel to Federal flank movement blocking way to Atlanta and take up position at Kennesaw Mountain.
Federals Engaged 91000 Losses 4900
Confederates Engaged 55000 Losses 3300
New Hope Church
Road to Atlanta
Location. 33° 57.392′ N, 84° 47.419′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is at the intersection of Bobo Road and Hosiery Mill Road, on the right when traveling north on Bobo Road. Touch for map. 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. 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 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.
More about this marker. Developed by the WPA, this Atlanta Campaign pocket park is one of five leading to Atlanta. 1) Ringgold, 2) Rocky Face Ridge, 3) Resaca, 4) Cassville, 5) New Hope Church.
(see the link below)
Also see . . . Pruning the Parks: Atlanta Campaign National Historic Site (1944-1950) was Developed as a Dixie High. (Submitted on August 19, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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