Battle of Narrows

Battle of Narrows (HMR7H)

Location: Baldwin, GA 30511 Banks County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 29.423', W 83° 31.969'

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This battle was fought Oct. 12, 1864 between Confederate troops and Union cavalry in the nearby mountain pass.

A Confederate victory saved Habersham county from pilaging by Union troops and camp followers and also saved grain fields for Confederate troops. There was a [CS] drill field near the site of the battle.

Some historians have called this the "Battle of Currahee" because it was fought in sight of Currahee mountain. Casualties were small and the wounded were cared for by neighbors.
HM NumberHMR7H
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number006-3B
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 11:47am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 267425 N 3819442
Decimal Degrees34.49038333, -83.53281667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 29.423', W 83° 31.969'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 29' 25.38" N, 83° 31' 58.14" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 768-1054 Homer Rd, Baldwin GA 30511, US
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