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Army of the Tenn. at Dallas



Marker ID: GHM 110-7
Location: US 278/Ga 6 at Pumpkinvine Creek, 2.5 miles west of Dallas
County: Paulding
Coordinates: N 33° 54.946    W 084° 52.706
  33.91575986    -84.8784308
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM3J26
Army of the Tenn. at Dallas Marker  



Text:

May 25, 1864. McPherson´s Army of the Tenn. [Federal] marching from Wooley´s Bridge (Etowah River), via Van Wert, reached Pumpkin Vine Cr. Logan´s 15th A.C. [Federal] camped near Pumpkin Vine Church, 2 mi. S. May 26, Dodge´s 16th A.C. [Federal], reached Pumpkin Vine Cr. (via State Highway 6) before dawn & by 10 o´clock was across.

Both corps entered Dallas 2 p.m., Logan marching from Pumpkin Vine Church (via State Highway 120). Opposed by Confederate Cavalry, the Federals advanced E, to the Marietta & Villa Rica roads.

GHM 110-7 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1989



 
Notes:

Caution - If you visit this marker, it is located on a divided highway and folks travel at highway speeds (60+).

 

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