George Darby House-Clebourne's H'dq'rs
May 25, 1864. Maj, Gen P R Cleburne´s div. marched with Hardee´s A.C. from New Hope Church May 24th to Powder Springs.
These troops, the left flank of Johnson´s Army, marched S.E. to find the position of the Federals known to be near Dallas. Recalled from Powder Springs the corp. counter-marched at 3 am May 25th.
Enroute back toward Dallas Cleburne´s div detoured N. from Henry Lester house and camped at Darby´s until dark, when it was ordered to New Hope Church where Hood´s A.C. had been fighting the 20th A.C. that P.M.
GHM 110-22 GEORGIA HISTORICAL MARKER 1953