4th Corps' Route to Tunnel Hill historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
4th Corps' Route to Tunnel Hill historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1954
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Catoosa County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Catoosa County, 34.9036574, -85.138247
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Tunnel Hill Rd. 1/2 mile south of Ga. 2 east of U.S. 41
Text of marker: "4TH CORPS' ROUTE TO TUNNEL HILL. 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 for Atlanta. 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. 023-5 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_4th-corps-route-to-tunnel-hill
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_4th-corps-route-to-tunnel-hill
Rights Holder:
Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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