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Alpine, Georgia (Chickamauga Campaign) Marker image, Touch for more information
By Angela Nichols, April 13, 2018
Alpine, Georgia (Chickamauga Campaign) Marker
Georgia (Chattooga County), Menlo — Alpine, Georgia Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
In late August 1863, the Federal Army of Cumberland began moving toward Georgia. On the extreme right of the Federal lines, the XX Corps, approximately 5,000 soldiers commanded by Major General Alexander M. McCook, began advancing across Lookout . . . — Map (db m116241) HM
Georgia (Chattooga County), Menlo — 027-1 — Last Indian Agent
Hugh Montgomery, born in S.C. Jan. 8, 1769, is buried here. He was employed in 1786 to survey the line between Franklin Co. and the Cherokee Nation. He represented Jackson Co. in the Ga. Legislature in 1807-11 and in the State Senate 1812-18 and . . . — Map (db m51687) HM
Georgia (Chattooga County), Summerville — Boyles Yard Turntable Named Summerville Railroad Turntable Summerville Historic Site
Restored to its current site in 2003, the historic Summerville Railroad Turntable was made during an era when railroads served as the primary means of long distance commerce and travel. From the days of railroad yards and roundhouses, the turntable . . . — Map (db m134471) HM
Georgia (Chattooga County), Summerville — 027-2 — Chattooga County
Chattooga County was created by Act of Dec. 28, 1838 from Floyd and Walker Counties. It was named for the river which flows through county, called Chattooga by the Cherokee Indians. Sequoyah (George Guess or Gist), inventor of the Cherokee Alphabet, . . . — Map (db m16374) HM
Georgia (Chattooga County), Summerville — Summerville, Georgia Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
In late August 1863, the Federal Army of the Cumberland began moving toward Georgia. On the extreme right of the Federal lines, the XX Army Corps, commanded by Major General Alexander M. McCook began advancing across Lookout Mountain with Alpine, . . . — Map (db m134924) HM
Georgia (Chattooga County), Summerville — The Couey House Summerville Historic Site
Built in the early 1840s by Andrew McSelland Couey, this log house was one of the earliest pioneer homes in Chattooga County. As the land was cleared, the house was constructed of huge logs which were hoisted into place and carved into half . . . — Map (db m134923) HM
Georgia (Chattooga County), Trion — 027-3 — First Cotton Mill In Northwest Georgia
Three Walker County businessmen, Andrew P. Allgood, Spencer S. Marsh and Col. W.K. Briers, officially organized the Trion factory Oct. 12, 1845. It has had few shut-downs since its first production in 1847. In 1858 an epidemic, in 1864 Sherman's . . . — Map (db m11460) HM

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