Historic Markers Across Georgia



20th Corps Detours to New Hope Church



Marker ID: GHM 110-4
Location: Ga 61 at the (southernmost) intersection with High Shoals Rd
County: Paulding
Coordinates: N 33° 58.451    W 084° 51.69
  33.97418918    -84.86150569
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM293W
20th Corps Detours to New Hope Church Marker  



Text:

One Half mi. E. The old road from Burnt Hickory to Dallas joined one leading E. via Pumpkin Vine Bridge near Owen´s Mill to New Hope Church. May 25, 1864: Geary´s (2d), followed by William´s (1st)div., 20th A.C. turned E. when assailed by outposts of Hood´s A.C. which had reached New Hope form Allatoona.

Pressing forward and reinforced by 4th and 23rd A.C. Geary´s assaulted the entrenched line of Hood´s A.C posted in and near the cemetery at New Hope Church - a battle fought in rain and thunderstorm.

GHM 110-4 GEORGIA HISTORICAL MARKER 1985



 

 

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