Battles of Tilton historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Battles of Tilton historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Whitfield County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Whitfield County, 34.8056116, -84.9672206
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: U.S. 41 at Tilton Road
Text of marker: "BATTLES OF TILTON 2.8 mi. 2.8 miles E. of here, on May 13, 1864, a delaying action was fought as Confederates moved south toward Resaca. On Oct. 13, 1864, part of French's Division of Stewart's Corps, Confederate Army of Tennessee, attacked this place, then garrisoned by 300 men of the 17th Iowa Veteran Volunteer Infantry, under the command of Lt. Col. S.M. Archer, U.S. Army. Many of the garrison took refuge in the blockhouse just north of the town. Selden's Battery, brought into action, battered the blockhouse and, after a battle that lasted several hours, the garrison surrendered. 155-33 GEORGIA HISTORIC MARKER 1988"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_battles-of-tilton
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_battles-of-tilton
Rights Holder:
Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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