Campaign for Atlanta Began Here

Campaign for Atlanta Began Here (HM8TM)

Location: Tunnel Hill, GA 30755 Catoosa County
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N 34° 54.054', W 85° 1.494'

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The 4th A.C., marching from Cleveland, Tenn. reached Catoosa Springs May 4, 1864. The 23d A.C., via Cleveland & Red Clay, camped in this vicinity. Both corps moved S. from these positions toward Dalton, May 7.

The 4th A.C. went by direct rd. to Tunnel Hill; the 23d to Crow Valley, E. of Rocky Face.

The elevated ground N. is the site of the Dr. Lee house. Observing the initial troop movements from the yard of the Lee house, were officers of the Federal high command: Sherman, Thomas, Schofield, Howard, Newton, Stanley, & Cox.
HM NumberHM8TM
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number023-4
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 8:55am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 680460 N 3863833
Decimal Degrees34.90090000, -85.02490000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.054', W 85° 1.494'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 3.24" N, 85° 1' 29.64" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3391 Catoosa Pkwy, Tunnel Hill GA 30755, US
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