Harris' Gap

Harris' Gap (HM71J)

Location: Tunnel Hill, GA 30755 Whitfield County
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N 34° 52.062', W 85° 0.075'

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In 1864 the direct road from Tunnel Hill to Varnell's, passed through Harris Gap at this point, which is just N. of where Rocky Face drops off into continuous foot-hills.

Federal operations in Crow Valley by the 23d A.C., began with its march S. from the Dr. Lee house to this road. Schofield had h'dq'rs at the Harris house (which stood opp. this marker until 1952), May 8-10, 1864.

May 9, Judah's 2d & Cox's 3d divs. moved S. from this road, astride the low ridge (E. of Rocky Face, toward Stevenson's sector of the Dalton defenses. Hovey's 1st div. in reserve, guarded the gap & supported Judah & Cox.
HM NumberHM71J
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number155-26
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 3:29pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 682695 N 3860193
Decimal Degrees34.86770000, -85.00125000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 52.062', W 85° 0.075'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 52' 3.72" N, 85° 0' 4.50" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1493-1593 Timberghost Rd, Tunnel Hill GA 30755, US
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