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Tunnel Hill - GHM 155-24 - Whitfield Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 50.407 W 085° 02.587
16S E 678927 N 3857058
Quick Description: Tunnel Hill state historic marker located At railroad crossing at Oak St in Tunnel Hill, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 3/19/2009 12:31:45 PM
Waymark Code: WM6216
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
Views: 6

Long Description:

Tunnel Hill

May 7, 1864. The Federal forces, under Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, began the campaign for Atlanta by seizing Tunnel Hill. Howard´s 4th A.C., having marched from Catoosa Springs, drover Wheeler´s Cav. from the R.R. tunnel S. to Mill Creek Gap. Palmer´s 14th A.C., moving from Ringgold (U.S. Highway 41), supported Howard on his right and extended the Federal front to Mill Cr. Gap, where its rt. joined left of 20th A.C. in dogwood Valley. These operations were designed to engage the Confederate forces at Dalton, while McPherson´s army moved from the W. to Snake Creek Gap, 18 miles S. of Tunnel Hill.

GHM 155-24 Georgia Historic Marker 1985

Tunnel Hill

Type of Marker: Railroad

Marker #: GHM 155-24

Date: 1985

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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