Battle of Allatoona October 5, 1864 historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Battle of Allatoona October 5, 1864 historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Bartow County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Bartow County, 34.23786, -84.8405
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Located on Allatoona Road in Allatoona
Text of marker: "BATTLE OF ALLATOONA October 5, 1864. After artillery firing & repeated assaults by French's Troops, the Federals made a final stand in the Star Fort W. of rock cut. Failing to dislodge the defenders, French retreated to New Hope Church in Paulding County. French's division consisted of Young's, Cockrell's, & Sear's Brigades. 3,276; losses 799. Corse's command: Alexander's & Rowett's Brigades, 2137; losses 706. This battle inspired the gospel hymn: "Hold the fort for I am Coming." 008-6 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1952"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_battle-of-allatoona-october-5-1864
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_battle-of-allatoona-october-5-1864
Rights Holder:
Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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