Military Operations in Crow Valley

Military Operations in Crow Valley (HM714)

Location: Dalton, GA 30720 Whitfield County
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N 34° 52.044', W 84° 59.243'

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There were 2 demonstrations by Federal forces on Dalton, in 1864: Feb. 24-26; May 7-12. On these over-lapping fields of operation, the Burke House & spring were noted landmarks.

Feb. 25, Cruft`s & Baird`s divs. (4th & 14th A.C.), via the low ridge W., moved to outflank the Confederates at Mill Creek Gap, but were forced back. May 9, 2 divs., Schofield`s 23d A.C., were halted at S. end of ridge by Stevenson`s div., Hood`s A.C., & the artillery at Potato Hill.

The log barn at the Burke house was used as a hospital by Surg. S.G. Menzies, Med. Director, Cruft`s div., 4th A.C., Feb. 25.
HM NumberHM714
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number155-23
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 4:59pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 683963 N 3860185
Decimal Degrees34.86740000, -84.98738333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 52.044', W 84° 59.243'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 52' 2.64" N, 84° 59' 14.58" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2906 Reed Rd, Dalton GA 30720, US
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