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Stevenson´s Line - GHM 155-20 - Whitfield Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 50.039 W 084° 59.485
16S E 683669 N 3856472
Quick Description: Stevenson´s Line state historic marker located on a small private road 50 yards S of Poplar Church Rd .1 mile E of Crow Valley Rd. Note: there are two markers with the same title and number. The second one is on Crow Valley Rd.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 3/19/2009 10:24:21 AM
Waymark Code: WM620D
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
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Stevenson´s Line


During demonstrations on Rocky face and in Crow Valley, by 4th and 23rd A.C. troops [Federal], the N. line of Dalton´s defense works crossed the road here. Stevenson´s div. (Hood´s A.C.) [Confederate] held this sector, his left at Cheatham´s line, at Signal Station on Rocky Face; his right at Ault´s Creek, E. May 9, 1864. Stevenson´s men repulsed the 23d A.C. in Crow Valley, and the desperate attempt by Harker´s and Wagner´s brigade, Newton´s div., 4th Army Corps. to break the left of Stevenson at and near the top of Rocky Face, where Pettus´ and Brown´s brigades were posted behind stone breastworks that are still there.

GHM 155-20 Georgia Historical Commission 2001

Stevenson´s Line

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 155-20

Date: 2001

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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