Historic Markers Across Georgia



Rt. of Federal Line, May 26-June 1, 1864



Marker ID: GHM 110-9
Location: Off Ga 61 on Vernoy Aiken Road south of Dallas
County: Paulding
Coordinates: N 33° 54.172    W 084° 49.82
  33.90287256    -84.83032773
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM7NZC
Rt. of Federal Line, May 26-June 1, 1864 Marker  



Text:

May 26. Maj. Gen. John A. Logan´s 15th A.C. [Federal] was posted on the hills N. & W. of this, ´the salient angle of the intrenched line.

The Federals fought defensively during the 6 days of fighting, climaxed by a concerted assault on the salient by Lt. Gen. Wm. J. Hardee´s AC. [Confederate], in columns of regiments, along the Villa Rica Rd. - an attack that extended N. 2 mi. along the 15th & 16th corps fronts - May 28.

McPherson´s forces [Federal] were shifted N from the Dallas front, June 1, pursuant to the federal moves E toward the State R.R.

GHM 110-9 GEORGIA HISTORICAL MARKER 1953



 

Rt. of Federal Line, May 26-June 1, 1864


 

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