West Armuchee Valley

West Armuchee Valley (HM90Y)

Location: LaFayette, GA 30728 Walker County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 40.831', W 85° 10.783'

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Southward for several miles is the pleasant little valley of W. Armuchee Creek; Dick Ridge on the E.; Taylor's Ridge on the W.

Situated 3 mi. S. are Old Shiloh Ch. & the Wm. Little res. - where Maj. Gen. John B. Hood was taken from the field of Chickamauga to recover from a leg amputation. Sept. - Oct., 1863.

May 8, 1864. Maj. Gen. Grenville Dodge & the 16th A.C. marched E. on this road from Ship's Gap - being joined enroute near Villanow by Maj. Gen. John A. Logan's 15th A.C. These were Army of the Tenn. troops, commanded by Maj. Gen. J.B. McPherson -enroute to a surprise seizure of Snake Creek Gap near Resaca.
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HM NumberHM90Y
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number146-8
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 10:05am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 666756 N 3839122
Decimal Degrees34.68051667, -85.17971667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 40.831', W 85° 10.783'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 40' 49.86" N, 85° 10' 46.98" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-515 W Armuchee Rd, LaFayette GA 30728, US
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