Historic Markers Across Georgia

Ringgold Gap May 7, 1864.

Marker ID: USDI 
Location: At pavillion on US 41 southeast of Ringgold
County: Catoosa
Coordinates: N 34° 54.575    W 085° 06.172
  34.909583    -85.10286
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2MRE
Ringgold Gap May 7, 1864. Marker  


Here, through Ringgold Gap, a Federal advance position, Sherman and his army moved forward to begin the campaign against Atlanta and the heart of the South. The Confederate defense, well conceived and ably executed, delayed the march to the sea and the eventual division of the Confederacy.