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West Armuchee Valley
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton
N 34° 40.827 W 085° 10.779
16S E 666763 N 3839114
Quick Description: A marker in Walker county in NW Georgia.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 9/10/2007 3:58:25 PM
Waymark Code: WM25ZQ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member mtn-man
Views: 45

Long Description:
Southward for several miles is the pleasant little valley of West Armuchee Creek; Dick Ridge on the east; Taylor's Ridge on the west.

Situated 3 miles south are Old Shiloh Ch. & the William Little residence - where Major General John B. Hood was taken from the field of Chickamauga to recover from a leg amputation, September - October 1863.

May 8, 1864. Major General Greenville Dodge & the 16th A.C. marched east on this road from Ship's Gap - being joined en route near Villanow by Major General John A. Logan's 15th A.C. These were Army of the Tennessee troops, commanded by Major General J.B. McPherson - en route to a surprise seizure of Snake Creek Gap near Resaca.
Type of Marker: Other

Marker #: 146-8

Date: 1953

Sponsor: Not listed

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