Historic Markers Across Georgia



Old Burnt Hickory P.O.



Marker ID: GHM 110-3
Location: Ga 61 at Wills Grocery at Burnt Hickory
County: Paulding
Coordinates: N 34° 1.405    W 084° 51.296
  34.02342151    -84.85493896
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM3ZY1
Old Burnt Hickory P.O. Marker  



Text:

May 24, 1864: The 4th, 20th & a div. of the 14th A.C. - Army of the Cumberland [Federal], enroute from Stilesboro, camped in this vicinity, & on the 25th, marched to New Hope Church.

The 23rd Corps [Federal], at Sligh´s Mill, 3 mi. N.E., night of the 24th, moved by Burnt Hickory late afternoon of the 25th & followed the 20th A.C. to the battlefield of New Hope Church.

These troops were center & left of Sherman´s flanking march around the Allatoona Mtns. which was checkmated by Johnston´s Confederate Army at New Hope & Dallas.

GHM 110-3 GEORGIA HISTORICAL MARKER 1953



 

Old Burnt Hickory P.O.


 

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