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Villanow - GHM 146-9 - Walker Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Properhillbillys
N 34° 40.444 W 085° 06.871
16S E 672743 N 3838516
Quick Description: At junction of Ga. 136 and Ga 201
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 2/8/2006 7:26:00 PM
Waymark Code: WM7BV
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member snake1411
Views: 31

Long Description:
Villanow

Ante-bellum cross-roads settlement name taken from Jane Porter's novel: "Thaddeus of Warsaw."

May 7, 1864. Kilpatrick's Cav., having crossed Taylor's ridge at Nickajack Gap. moved to Gordon's Springs where it was joined by Ireland's brigade (Gear'y Div., 20h A.C.) May 8, These troops moved to Villanow to meet and support McPherson's Forces (union) moving E. from Ship's & Gordon Springs Gaps in Taylors Ridge.

McPherson's troops reached Villanow at noon & continued E. to Snake Creek Gap - A supprise move to outflank Johnston's Forces (Confederate) at Dalton. The seasure of Snake Creek Gap was effected while Geary's Div. (20th A.C. [Union]) attacked Dug Gap
Type of Marker: Monument

Marker #: GHM 146-9

Date: 1953

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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