By using this site, you agree to its use of cookies as provided in our policy.

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

Visit Instructions:
Take a picture of the marker, yourself at the marker, your gps at the marker, or anything specific to the text on the marker. And don't forget to enjoy your visit.
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Trails.com Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Georgia Historical Markers
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Nearest Hotels
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log User Rating  
Lat34North visited Military Operations in Crow Valley-GHM-155-23-Whitfield Co. 3/18/2009 Lat34North visited it
Sprinterman visited Military Operations in Crow Valley-GHM-155-23-Whitfield Co. 8/2/2008 Sprinterman visited it

View all visits/logs