Clisby Austin House

Clisby Austin House (HM7ZJ)

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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400 yds. S.E., at the big spring, is the brick residence known as the Austin House. May 7, 1864 The Federal forces, having seized Tunnel Hill their first movement in the campaign for Atlanta Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman had headquarters at the Austin House until May 12. While here, Sherman learned that McPherson's forces had failed to cut the R.R. at Resaca, after seizing Snake Creek Gap May 9, where upon the attempts at Rocky Face, Crow Valley and Mill Creek Gap, were dropped and all federal units but the 4th A.C., Stoneman's and McCook's cav., were shifted May 12, to the Resaca front via Villanow and Snake Creek Gap.
HM NumberHM7ZJ
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number155-25
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 5:08am 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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