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Clisby Austin House - GHM 155-25 - Whitfield Co., GA
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N 34° 50.406 W 085° 02.589
16S E 678924 N 3857056
Quick Description: Clisby Austin House state historic marker located At railroad crossing at Oak St in Tunnel Hill, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 3/19/2009 12:42:36 PM
Waymark Code: WM6218
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
Views: 10

Long Description:

Clisby Austin House


400 yds. S.E., at the big spring, is the brick residence known as the Austin house. May 7, 1864. The Federal forces, having seized Tunnel hill~ ~ their first movement in the campaign for Atlanta ~ Maj. Gen. W. T. Sherman had headquarters at the Austin house, until May 12. While here, Sherman learned that McPherson´s forces had failed to cut the R.R. at Resaca, after seizing Snake Creek Gap ~ May 9, whereupon the attempts at Rocky Face, Crow Valley & Mill creek Gap, were dropped & all Federal units but the 4th A.c., Stoneman´s & McCook´s cav., were shifted May 12, to the Resaca front via Villanow and Snake Creek Gap. GHM 155-25 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISION 1954

Clisby Austin House

Type of Marker: Building

Marker #: GHM 155-25

Date: 1954

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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