Dalton Civil War Driving Tour | Dalton, Georgia
Use an INTERACTIVE GOOGLE MAP to take a Do-It-Yourself Driving Tour of Civil War sites in and around Dalton.
During the war, several Confederate hospitals and manufacturing facilities were located in Dalton, making it a central location for Confederate troops. In May of 1864, General William Tecumseh Sherman's infamous fiery march to the sea began when his Union troops met General Joseph E. Johnston's Confederates at Tunnel Hill, Dug Gap, and Rocky Face.
A self-guided driving tour book and CD of the area's significant Civil War sites is available at the Dalton Visitors Center for a fee.
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Dalton makes a good headquarters for an exploration of Civil War sites in northwest Georgia. Use this interactive Google map to take a Do-It-Yourself Driving Tour of the Civil War in Georgia in the Dalton area.