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Military Operations in Crow Valley-GHM-155-23-Whitfield Co.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 34° 52.036 W 084° 59.246
16S E 683959 N 3860171
Quick Description: Reed Rd 1.6 miles north of Reed Pond Rd
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/2/2008 7:20:40 PM
Waymark Code: WM4BMT
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
Views: 18

Long Description:
There were 2 demonstrations by Federal forces on Dalton, in 1864: Feb. 24-26; May 7-12. On these over-lapping fields of operation, the Burke House & spring were noted landmarks.

Feb. 25, Cruft's & Baird's divs. (4th & 14th A.C.), via the low ridge W., moved to outflank the Confederates at Mill Creek Gap, but were forced back. May 9, 2 divs., Schofield's 23d A.C., were halted at S. end of ridge by Stevenson's div., Hood's A.C., & the artillery at Potato Hill.

The log barn at the Burke house was used as a hospital by Surg. S.G. Menzies, med. Director, Cruft's div., 4th A.C., Feb. 25.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 155-23

Date: 1954

Sponsor: Not listed

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