Battle of New Hope Church historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Battle of New Hope Church historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
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. 381 at New Hope Church in New Hope
Text of marker: "BATTLE OF NEW HOPE CHURCH. Lt. Gen. J. B. Hood's A.C. [Confed.], having marched from the Etowah River, reached New Hope Ch., May 25, 1864, in time to halt Gen. J. W. Geary's (2d) div., 20th A.C. [Union], which had detoured near Owens' Mill enroute to Dallas by New Hope. Checked by Hood's outposts near the mill, the Federals advanced & struck Stewart's div. [Confed.] astride the road at this point - the left brigade (Stovall's) in the cemetery, with no intrenchments. Followed then several hours of bitter conflict - late afternoon & night - in rain & thunderstorm. Battle renewed next day. 110-28B GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1953"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_battle-of-new-hope-church
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_battle-of-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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