4th Corps' Route to Tunnel Hill

4th Corps' Route to Tunnel Hill (HM8TK)

Location: Tunnel Hill, GA 30755 Catoosa County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 53.609', W 85° 1.729'

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May 7, 1864. The 4th A.C., marching from Catoosa Springs, moved S. on this road to Tunnel Hill - Stanley's div. in advance, followed by Wood & Newton;Maj. Gen. O.O. Howard, commanding.

The march was opposed by outposts of Wheeler's cav. - the road obstructed by felled timber.

This move, together with the march of Palmer's 14th A.C. on direct rd. from Ringgold to Tunnel Hill, was the beginning of hostilities in the Campaign forAtlanta. Wheeler's cav., driven from Tunnel Hill, withdrew to Mill Creek Gap. During the next 5 days; Federal attempts to take Dalton were without success.
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HM NumberHM8TK
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number023-5
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 4:22pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 680118 N 3863003
Decimal Degrees34.89348333, -85.02881667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 53.609', W 85° 1.729'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 53' 36.54" N, 85° 1' 43.74" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 717 Tunnel Hill Rd, Tunnel Hill GA 30755, US
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