20th Corps Detours to New Hope Church historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
20th Corps Detours to New Hope Church historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1985
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Paulding County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Paulding County, 33.9205456, -84.8672885
United States, Georgia, New Hope, 34.7275, -84.50889
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Ga 61 at the (southernmost) intersection with High Shoals Rd
Text of marker: "20th CORPS DETOURS TO NEW HOPE CHURCH. One-half mile E. the old road from Burnt Hickory to Dallas joined one leading E., via Pumpkin Vine Bridge, near Owen's Mill, to New Hope Church. May 25, 1864: Geary's (2d), followed by Williams' (1st) div., 20th A.C., turned E. when assailed by outposts of Hood's A.C., which had reached New Hope from Allatoona. Pressing forward and reinforced by 4th and 23d A.C., Geary's div. assaulted the intrenched line of Hood's A.C. posted in and near the cemetery at New Hope Church - a battle fought in rain and thunderstorm. 110-4 GEORGIA HISTORIC MARKER 1985"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_20th-corps-detours-to-new-hope-church
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_20th-corps-detours-to-new-hope-church
Rights Holder:
Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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