Polk's Corps at Dallas and New Hope Church

Polk's Corps at Dallas and New Hope Church (HMDSW)

Location: Hiram, GA 30141 Paulding County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 54.551', W 84° 46.755'

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Lt. Gen. Leonidas Polk's corps which had moved from Allatoona as left flank of Johnston's army [CS] — via Lost Mtn. & Mt. Tabor Ch. — reached this vicinity May 24, 1864.

After return of Hardee's A.C. [CS] from Powder Springs (May 25), Polk's troops formed the center of Johnston's line facing the Federal lines to the West.

When deployed, Polk's left was at Wigley's Mill in gap of Ellsberry Mtn.; his center & rt. at & above New Hope Ch. — a position he held in the 10 days of conflict mostly fought on the left & right of the army.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number110-20
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 12:24pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 705319 N 3754306
Decimal Degrees33.90918333, -84.77925000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 54.551', W 84° 46.755'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 54' 33.06" N, 84° 46' 45.30" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3716 Atlanta Hwy, Hiram GA 30141, US
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