Tunnel Hill

Tunnel Hill (HM7ZG)

Location: Tunnel Hill, GA 30755 Whitfield County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 50.409', W 85° 2.591'

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May 7, 1864. The Federal forces, under Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, began the campaign for Atlanta by seizing Tunnel Hill. Howard's 4th A.C., having marched from Catoosa Springs, drover Wheeler's Cav. from the R.R. tunnel S. to Mill Creek Gap. Palmer's 14th A.C., moving from Ringgold (U.S. Highway 41), supported Howard on his right and extended the Federal front to Mill Cr. Gap, where its rt. joined left of 20th A.C. in Dogwood Valley. These operations were designed to engage the Confederate forces at Dalton, while McPherson's army moved from the W. to Snake Creek Gap, 18 miles S. of Tunnel Hill.
HM NumberHM7ZG
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number155-24
Year Placed1985
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Marker
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 5:31pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 678921 N 3857062
Decimal Degrees34.84015000, -85.04318333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 50.409', W 85° 2.591'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 50' 24.54" N, 85° 2' 35.46" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 208-260 Oak St, Tunnel Hill GA 30755, US
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