Historic Markers Across Georgia



Site: Ault's Mill



Marker ID: GHM 155-18
Location: on a short dead end street off of Haig Mill Rd. north of Dalton, GA, at the reservoir
County: Whitfield
Coordinates: N 34° 49.011    W 084° 59.115
  34.81685    -84.98525
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM620K
Site: Ault's Mill Marker  



Text:

In this vicinity stood Ault´s Mill & residence cited in Official Records as Lt. Gen. Wm. J. Hardee´s h´dq´rs, May 8-13, 1864.

Hardee was in temporary command of units of Hood´s A.C. (Hindman´s div.) together with those of his own corps at various places. This sector was the rt. of the Confederate line across Crow Valley, from Rocky Face Ridge on the W. to Potato Hill (Picket Top) and Ault´s Gap on the E.

This N. line of Dalton´s defenses was 2 mi. further N. than the one used in repelling Federal attacks in February.

GHM 155-18 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1993



 

 

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