Historic Markers Across Georgia

Gordon Springs Gap

Marker ID: GHM 146-6
Location: in trees on Ga 151 across from intersection with Cooper Rd, 1.2 miles northeast of junction with Ga 95
County: Walker
Coordinates: N 34° 44.763    W 085° 9.927
  34.74605185    -85.16545227
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM25ZR
Gordon Springs Gap Marker  


The old road to Gordon Springs in Whitfield County, began at this point (State Highway 151) & passed E. through a gap in Taylor´s Ridge.

May, 1864, this gap road was traversed by Federal forces enroute toward Rocky Face, Dug Gap, & Snake Creek Gap.

May 7. Butterfield´s (3d) Div. (with Gen. Hooker in person) crossed the ridge, followed by Geary´s (2d) Div., 20th A.C. - Army of the Cumberland. After crossing, Butterfield moved to Dogwood Valley at Trickum; Geary, to Dug Gap. May 8, Logan´s 15th A.C., Army of the Tennessee after passing the ridge, joined Dodge´s 16th A.C. at Villanow & Snake Creek Gap.

GHM 146-6 Georgia Historical Commission 1953