Historic Markers Across Georgia

Dodge & Davis at Peek's Spring

Marker ID: GHM 115-2
Location: Ga 101 at First Street in Aragon
County: Polk
Coordinates: N 34° 2.889    W 085° 3.743
  34.04814854    -85.06237611
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM56QB
Dodge & Davis at Peek's Spring Marker  


The spring 175 yds. E. was the camping place of Maj. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge´s 16th A.C. of McPherson´s Army of the Tennessee (USA), May 23, 1864, enroute from the Etowah River to Dallas, Paulding County.

May 24. Brig. Gen. J.C. Davis´ (2nd) div., 14th Corps, Army of the Cumberland (USA), camped at the spring, enroute from Rome to Dallas.

These troops were part of the right wing of Sherman´s forces, moving to outflank Johnston´s army (CSA) at Allatoona. This resulted in 10 days of battle at New Hope Church & Dallas, in Paulding County.

GHM 115-2 Georgia Historic Marker 1992