Dallas-New Hope Line

Four to six mi. N.E., on State Highway 92 at & near New Hope church, are the battlefield`s of New Hope Church & Pickett`s Mill - two of the notable engagements of the Atlanta Campaign, May 25 & 27, 1864.

From a point 2 mi. S. of Dallas, the embattled Confederate & Federal forces, extending N.E. on a 10 mi. front, maintained daily conflict for 10 days. May 25 - June 4.

This Paulding County phase of the Atlanta Campaign was incident to Sherman`s flanking operations W. & S.W. of the Allatoona Mtns. Johnston`s forces held the Federals in this sector until they moved E. to the State R.R.

GHM 110-29 Georgia Historical Commission 1953