Historic Markers Across Georgia



Stevenson's Line



Marker ID: GHM 155-20
Location: Crow Valley Rd north of Willowdale Road
County: Whitfield
Coordinates: N 34° 49.544    W 084° 59.816
  34.82573333    -84.99693333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM4BNG
Stevenson's Line Marker  



Text:

During demonstrations on Rocky Face and in Crow Valley, by 4th & 23d A.C. troops [Federal], the N. line of Dalton´s defense works crossed the road here. Stevenson´s div. (Hood´s A.C.) [Confederate] held this sector, his left at Cheathem´s line, at Signal Station on Rocky Face; his right, at Ault´s Creek, E.

May 9, 1864. Stevenson´s men repulsed the 23d A.C. in Crow Valley, & the desperate attempt by Harker´s & Wagner´s brigades, Newton´s div., 4th A.C., to break the left of Stevenson at & near the top of Rocky Face, where Pettus´ & Brown´s brigades were posted behind stone breastworks

GHM 155-20 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1985.



 

 

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