North Line Dalton's Defenses

North Line Dalton's Defenses (HM722)

Location: Dalton, GA 30720 Whitfield County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 50.137', W 84° 59.373'

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April, 1864. Pending Federal moves on Dalton a strong line of defense works was built across Crow Valley. Beginning at the Signal Station on Rocky Face, W., it crossed the road at this point & ascended the wooded hill E. where artillery was placed. Beyond a creek to a high ridge it turned S. across Ault's Gap. N. of ridge and prolongation of it, is Potato Hill (Picket Top), which wasalso fortified. May 8-13, Stevenson's div. (Hood's A.C.) occupied the line W. On the E. were portions of Hindman's div., under temporary command of Hardee — his h'dq'rs at Ault's Mill.
HM NumberHM722
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number155-19
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 3:08am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 683836 N 3856656
Decimal Degrees34.83561667, -84.98955000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 50.137', W 84° 59.373'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 50' 8.22" N, 84° 59' 22.38" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2134-2282 Haig Mill Lake Rd, Dalton GA 30720, US
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