Historic Markers Across Georgia



Cross Roads Church



Marker ID: GHM 110-26
Location: Ga 92 at crossroads with Ga 381 NE of New Hope
County: Paulding
Coordinates: N 34° 0.624    W 084° 45.317
  34.01039936    -84.75528438
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM56QE
Cross Roads Church Marker  



Text:

One tenth mi. W. at the intersection of the old Dallas-Acworth & Burnt Hickory rds. - a key point of Federal military operations at New Hope Church & Dallas. May 25- June 5, 1864.

Hardee´s & Hood´s A.C. [Confederate] moved this way, S. - from the Etowah River, to New Hope Church, May 24, 25. June 2: the 23d A.C. [Federal] marched N.E. from Brown´s Mill to this point - turning S.E., 1.5 mi. to the Foster house. Ensuing operations outflanked the Confederate forces & caused their retreat toward Kennesaw Mt., June 4.

June 5: McPherson´s 15th & 16th A.C. [Federal] leaving the Dallas front June 1, marched by this Church to Acworth, on their way to Kennesaw Mtn.


GHM 110-26 GEORGIA HISTORICAL MARKER 1953



 

 

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