Historic Markers Across Georgia

Federal Line

Marker ID: GHM 110-12
Location: Hardee Street/Merchants Drive 1/10 west of Merchants Drive, GA 6 (The extension from Hardee Street, the old GA 61, to Merchants Drive, GA 6, is also called Merchants Drive
County: Paulding
Coordinates: N 33° 54.863    W 084° 49.634
  33.91438333    -84.82723333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM7NZ7
Federal Line Marker  


Here, the intrenched line held by Maj. Gen. J. B. McPherson´s Army of the Tenn. [Federal] crossed the road; erected & occupied May 26 & abounded June 1, 1864.

These troops were the right of Federal forces on the Dallas-New Hope Ch. front which had been halted in a flanking move around the Alltoona Mts by Gen. J. E. Johnston´s forces, deployed to oppose the federal move back to the State R.R.

From lines .4 mi. E., Hardee´s A.C., of Johnston´s Army [Confederate], faced McPherson. Repeated attempts by Hardee to crush the Federals, failed to dislodge them.


Federal Line
Photo by Ken Moser