May, 1864The Confederate defenders of Dalton impounded the waters of Mill Creek by a dam, in the gap, as a measure of defense when Federal forces under Sherman assailed this opening in Rocky Face Ridge. This temporary lake, together with fortifications in &bordering the gap, prevented its seizure by the 14th Army Corps.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 8:40am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 681057 N 3852997|
|Decimal Degrees||34.80313333, -85.02071667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 48.188', W 85° 1.243'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 48' 11.28" N, 85° 1' 14.58" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2480-2602 GA-3, Rocky Face GA 30740, US|
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