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Gordon Springs Gap
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton
N 34° 44.760 W 085° 09.956
16S E 667887 N 3846407
Quick Description: A marker in Walker County.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 9/10/2007 3:59:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM25ZR
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member mtn-man
Views: 32

Long Description:
The old road to Gordon Springs in Whitfield County, began at this point (State Highway 151) & passed east through a gap in Taylor's Ridge.

May, 1864, this gap road was traversed by Federal forces en route toward Rocky Face, Dug Gap, & Snake Creek Gap.

May 7, Butterfield's (3rd) Division (with General Hooker in person) crossed the ridge, followed by Geary's (2nd) Division, 20th A.C. - Army of the Cumberland. After crossing, Butterfield moved to Dogwood Valley at Trickum; Geary, to Dug Gap. May 8, Logan's 15th A.C., Army of the Tennessee, after passing the ridge, joined Dodge's 16th A.C. at Villanow & Snake Creek Gap.
Type of Marker: Other

Marker #: 146-6

Date: 1953

Sponsor: Not listed

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