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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM285X_a-lafayette-bartlett_Dallas-GA.html
West side A. Lafayette Bartlett Citizen, Lawyer, Statesman, Historian Born on a Paulding County farm, Feb. 15, 1851 Died in Dallas Georgia, May 17, 1926 His life was largely given to the service of his people of his home county as Justi…
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North side In memory of the Confederate soldiers of the Army of Tennessee who fought and died here Paulding County West side Confederate Army of Tennessee Hood's Army Corps Maj Gen Alexander Stewart's Division Infantry Escort Co …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM283L_the-orphan-brigade_Dallas-GA.html
On Saturday, May 28, 1864, the Confederate Kentucky "Orphan Brigade"—so named for they could not return home because of Federal control of their state—made a brutal attack against entrenched Federal lines. The attack was made from alon…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM283J_dallas_Dallas-GA.html
Dallas became the seat of government for Paulding County, Georgia in 1852. By 1861, the town's population was approximately 200 citizens. The Civil War era courthouse was located across Main Street east of the building that succeeded it in 1892. T…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM283H_nix-bell-house_Milton-GA.html
Circa 1896. Early in the 20th Century this house was owned by William Henry (Will) Nix (1886-1953) and Clara Maddox Nix. Clara was the daughter of Dr. Cicero Cincinnatus Maddox a prominent Alpharetta physician. In addition to farming, Nix raised C…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM283G_thomas-b-newton-house_Milton-GA.html
Formerly known as the Old Birmingham Hotel, the building was constructed by Thomas B. Newton, Jr. around 1865. It originally stood next to Hickory Flat Road, but was relocated here in 2007 to preserve it. The building served in numerous capacities…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM283F_thomas-byrd-house_Milton-GA.html
In 1834, Thomas Byrd of Hall County purchased Land Lot 403, consisting of 40 acres, in Cherokee County for $400. Circuit riders often stayed in the two parsons rooms in the house. It also served as a stagecoach stop on the mail route to the gold m…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM283A_armstrongs-advance_Dallas-GA.html
By Saturday, May 28, 1864, fierce Confederate resistance at New Hope Church (on May 25th) and Pickett's Mill (May 27th) had convinced Union Major General William T. Sherman to move his armies eastward back to the Western and Atlantic Railroad to r…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2838_phillips-homestead_Milton-GA.html
Abner Phillips and wife Nancy Beck came to this area in the early 1830s, eventually acquiring 240 acres. She died in 1837 In 1841, he married Nancy Broadwell. The two unions produced 15 children. Five sons served in the Civil War. Only one survive…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2837_dinsmore-barn_Milton-GA.html
Circa 1890. This iconic barn was owned by Joe and Patsy Dinsmore who raised cotton, corn, and vegetables on 150 acres during the first half of the last century. Patsy maintained a telephone exchange in their nearby house to supplement their income…
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