The 23rd corps, moving from Sligh´s Mill, Burt Hickory P.O. and Owen´s Mill, occupied lines on this ridge, facing S.E. from May 26 - June 2, in active support of & in line with the 4th, 14th and 20th Corps (Army Of The Cumberland). These troops faced Hood´s, Polk´s and Hardee´s A.C. (Army of Tennessee). Two of the notable battles of the Atlanta Campaign were fought here a New Hope Church (2 m. S) May 25th, and at Picketts Mill 1 mi. S.E. May 27th.
GHM 110-28 GEORGIA HISTORICAL MARKER 1953