Historic Markers Across Georgia



Sligh's Mill, Pottery & Tanyard



Marker ID: GHM 110-2
Location: Ga 61 at Harmony Grove Church Road [destroyed by an auto accident in 2003]
County: Paulding
Coordinates: N 34° 3.98    W 084° 49.571
  34.06633817    -84.826189
Style: Free Standing **
Status: The marking is missing.
Waymark: None
Sligh's Mill, Pottery & Tanyard Marker  



Text:

Noted crossroads settlement of the 1860´s.

Schofield´s 23rd corps [Federal], marching from Milam´s Bridge (Etowah River) camped here May 24-25, 1864. This corps was the rear & left guard of Sherman´s flanking march to by-pass the Allatoona Mtns. & it was stationed here 24 hrs. as a pivot, while McPherson´s Army of the Tennessee [Federal] moved in a left wheel from Van Wert to the Dallas front.

May 25, 5 P.M. The Corps moved to Burnt Hickory P.O. (Huntsville), enroute to New Hope Church.

GHM 110-2 GEORGIA HISTORICAL MARKER 1953



 
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Missing - Broken

 

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