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Twentieth Corps in Dogwood Valley



Marker ID: GHM 155-7
Location: Ga 201 at Gordon Springs Road
County: Whitfield
Coordinates: N 34° 44.936    W 085° 6.195
  34.74893009    -85.10325111
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM4BNT
Twentieth Corps in Dogwood Valley Marker  



Text:

May 7, 1864. Gen. Hooker´s 20th A.C. crossed Taylor´s Ridge at Nickajack &Gordon Springs Gaps, moving E toward Rocky Face Ridge. Geary´s 2d & Butterfield´s 3d divs., via Gordon´s Springs, reached this point that afternoon. Buttefield´s troops moved N. toward Trickum; Bushchbeck´s & Candy´s brigades of Geary´s div, camped at the Thorthon farm 1.5 mi. N. E,: Ireland´s brigades was detached to support Kilpatrick´s cavalry.

May 8. Buschbeack´s & Candy´s brigades moved 2mi. S. on this road to the County Line, where they turned E. to Dug Gap.

GHM 155-7 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954



 

 

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