Old Holly Creek P.O.

Old Holly Creek P.O. (HMCL4)

Location: Chatsworth, GA 30705 Murray County
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N 34° 39.815', W 84° 49.718'

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May 16, 1864. Brig. Gen. J.D. Cox's Div., 23d A.C., [US] having crossed the Conasauga River at Hogan's Ford, 2 mi. S. of Tilton, camped at or near Holly Creek P.O., in this vicinity.

May 17. Learning that 20th Corps troops [US] had usurped the Coosawattee River crossing at McClure's Ferry (at Pine Chapel), Cox moved his troops S. (via AUDOBON crossroads) to Field's Mill - two miles above McClure's, where they were joined by the other 2 divisions.

The 23d A.C. was the left flank of Sherman's army, enroute S. in pursuit of the Confederate army retreating from the battlefield of Resaca after two days of battle.
HM NumberHMCL4
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number105-1B
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 9:17pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 698965 N 3837881
Decimal Degrees34.66358333, -84.82863333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 39.815', W 84° 49.718'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 39' 48.90" N, 84° 49' 43.08" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 112 Maple Grove Church Rd, Chatsworth GA 30705, US
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