Site of Gilgal Primitive Baptist Church, a log structure and prominent landmark during military operations, June 5-17, 1864, in which church was destroyed.
Cleburne's Div., Confederate, was posted at the ch., the left of Johnston's line [CS] after the withdrawal of Polk's corps [CS] from Lost Mtn., June 9. Confronting Cleburne were the 23d A. C. and Butterfield's (3d) Div., 20th A. C. [US]
Due to pressure on his extended front, Johnston swung Hardee's Corps [CS] back to the Mud Creek line E. of Sandtown Rd., June 16.
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