Historic Markers Across Georgia

Dr. Anderson's House

Marker ID: GHM 155-6
Location: Dunnagan Rd W of Ga 201, 3.7 mi from US 41, near Liberty Church
County: Whitfield
Coordinates: N 34° 46.502    W 085° 05.465
  34.77503333    -85.09108333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM4BNJ
Dr. Anderson's House Marker  


H´dq´rs., Maj. Gen. Joseph B. Hooker, commanding Federal 20th A. C., May 7, - 9, 1864.

These troops, having crossed Taylor´s Ridge, May 7, moved E. to this vicinity. Williams´ 1st & Butterfield´s 3d divs. camped in dogwood Valley near Trickum; Geary´s 2d div; at the Thornton farm, one mi. S.

The 20th A.C. occupied the Federal sector between Mill Creek Gap & Villanow, during Sherman´s move toward Rocky Face. Demonstrations were made at both Mill Creek Gap & Dug Gap, May 8 -- the latter, 5 mi. S.E., being the scene of Geary´s vain attempt to dislodge the Arkansas & Kentucky defenders, while McPherson´s troops occupied Snake Creek Gap.

GHM 155-6 Georgia Historical Commission 1954