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Hamilton House - GHM 155-17
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Properhillbillys
N 34° 46.871 W 084° 58.337
16S E 685537 N 3850650
Quick Description: This brick house & the stone spring house in the low ground back of it, were built by John Hamilton about 1840.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 1/18/2006 5:35:06 PM
Waymark Code: WM67Y
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member snake1411
Views: 33

Long Description:
HAMILTON HOUSE

This brick house & the stone spring house in the low ground back of it, were built by John Hamilton about 1840.

During the Winter, 1863-1864, when the Confederate Army of Tennessee, under Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, occupied Dalton, Brig. Gen. J.H. Lewis of the celebrated "orphan Brigade", of Kentucky, had h'dq'rs here -- his tent near the spring house.

The Army of Tennessee, under Gen. Bragg, withdrew from Missionary Ridge, Nov. 25, 1863, to Dalton, where Gen. Johnston succeeded to the command, Dec. 27. Outnumbered & outflanked, by Sherman's forces, Johnston evacuated Dalton May 12-13, 1864.

155-17 GEORGIA HISTORIC MARKER 1954
Type of Marker: Monument

Marker #: GHM 155-17

Date: 1954

Sponsor: Not listed

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