Twentieth Corps in Dogwood Valley

Twentieth Corps in Dogwood Valley (HM6Y3)

Location: Rocky Face, GA 30740 Whitfield County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 44.936', W 85° 6.195'

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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. Butterfield's troops moved N. toward Trickum; Buschbeck's & Candy's brigades of Geary's div, camped at the Thornton farm 1.5 mi. N. E,: Ireland's brigades was detached to support Kilpatrick's cavalry.

May 8. Buschbeck's & Candy's brigades moved 2 mi. S. on this road to the County Line, where they turned E. to Dug Gap.
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HM NumberHM6Y3
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number155-7
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 8:46am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 673619 N 3846839
Decimal Degrees34.74893333, -85.10325000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 44.936', W 85° 6.195'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 44' 56.16" N, 85° 6' 11.70" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2326-2432 GA-201, Rocky Face GA 30740, US
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