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Clayton County Historical Markers

Site: Shoal Cr. Church


  • Source: David Seibert
  • Marker: Site: Shoal Cr. Church
  • Location: NE of intersection of Flat Shoals Rd and Fayetteville Rd

SITE: SHOAL CR. CHURCH

This pioneer sanctuary stood some 200 ft. W., atop the hill. Long since vanished, its site is indicated by the HUTCHESON CEMETERY.

It was cited as a landmark on maps of military operations by Federal armies moving E. toward the Macon & Western R. R., & numerous references appear in reports & dispatches relating thereto, dated August 29, 30, 1864.

This locality happened to be of strategic importance in that it was midway the wide front of Federal forces moving E.; the Army of the Tennessee on the right, at Bethsaida Ch., the 4th & 23d corps on the left, enroute to the railroad at & below Rough & Ready.

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GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION

1958