Four to six mi. N.E., on State Highway 92 at & near New Hope church, are the battlefield's of New Hope Church & Pickett's Mill - two of the notable engagements of the Atlanta Campaign, May 25 & 27, 1864.
From a point 2 mi. S. of Dallas, the embattled Confederate & Federal forces, extending N.E. on a 10 mi. front, maintained daily conflict for 10 days, May 25 - June 4.
This Paulding County phase of the Atlanta Campaign was incident to Sherman's flanking operations [US] W. & S.W. of the Allatoona Mtns. Johnston's forces [CS] held the Federals in this sector until they moved E. to the State R.R.