Davis & Dodge at Peek's Spring

Davis & Dodge at Peek's Spring (HMDBM)

Location: Aragon, GA 30104 Polk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 2.889', W 85° 3.743'

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The spring 175 yds. E. was the camping place of Maj. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge's 16th A.C. of McPherson's Army of the Tennessee [US], May 23, 1864, enroute from the Etowah River to Dallas, Paulding County.

May 24. Brig. Gen. J.C. Davis' (2nd) div., 14th Corps, Army of the Cumberland [US], camped at the spring, enroute from Rome to Dallas.

These troops were part of the right wing of Sherman's forces, moving to outflank Johnston's army [CS] at Allatoona. This resulted in 10 days of battle at New Hope Church & Dallas, in Paulding County.
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HM NumberHMDBM
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number115-2
Year Placed1992
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 8:08pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 678846 N 3769188
Decimal Degrees34.04815000, -85.06238333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 2.889', W 85° 3.743'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 2' 53.34" N, 85° 3' 44.58" W
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Area Code(s)770, 706, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5-7 W 1st St, Aragon GA 30104, US
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