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city (1990 pop. 21,761), seat of Whitfield co., extreme NW Ga., in the Appalachian valley; inc. 1847. It is a highly industrialized city in a farm area. Its large tufted-textile industry was begun in the late 1800s and still remains important; the city is the center of the U.S. carpet industry. In the Civil War, Dalton (Confederate headquarters after the Chattanooga campaign) fell to Gen. Sherman in the Atlanta campaign (1864). The Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is nearby, as is a state park.




gang bank robbers of late 1800s; killed in shootout (1892). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 15–16]


John. 1766--1844, English chemist and physicist, who formulated the modern form of the atomic theory and the law of partial pressures for gases. He also gave the first accurate description of colour blindness, from which he suffered
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In an interview, Patrick Martinec, head coach of Anyang Halla, said Dalton is a very important asset to the club.
The neighbor called 911 and officers were deployed to the scene, but Dalton had already fled by the time authorities arrived.
Family members made efforts to contact Dalton as they were worried about his wellbeing, but they heard nothing.
Dalton worked as president of West Virginia University School of Pharmacy Presidential Committee.
Edge also includes a section featuring 16 of Dalton's book reviews --most of them assessing poetry collections in the 1990s--which Dalton prefaces with an essay that offers tips for other reviewers.
Dalton seemed to switch off at the start of the second half and Wellington took advantage to make it 3-3 thanks to goals from Chris Bedeau and Adam Hill.
The Dalton Research Molecules business carries over 2,000 standards, building blocks, metabolites and impurities in its growing catalog available for direct purchase.
The Bengals, led by coach Marvin Lewis and first-year offensive coordinator Hue Jackson, like to run the ball, but in the passing game they've surrounded Dalton with some talent, including deep threat Green and red-zone target Marvin Jones, who has been injured and hasn't practiced the last two days, but whom Cincy hopes to have back this week.
Dalton Park has received planning consent for Phase 2 of its new development which includes a foodstore, multiplex cinema, restaurants, drive-through, hotel, pub and petrol filling station.
Al tiempo que abria un grueso informe sobre las actividades subversivas de Dalton, Swenson fijo sus ojos avellanados sobre el poeta y le dijo que tenia solo dos opciones: colaborar con la CIA o "enfrentar las consecuencias sin posibilidad alguna de escapar".
Dalton, of Harbour View Road, Penarth, admitted taking cash without the couple knowing, but insisted she was only claiming back money she was owed.
com)-- Kristen Dalton has been anything but "departed" since her role in the famous Academy Award-winning film.