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Hardee’s March Turned N.E. on Fayetteville Road

 
 
Hardee’s March Turned N.E. on Fayetteville Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Felch Dumas, August 11, 2008
1. Hardee’s March Turned N.E. on Fayetteville Road Marker
Inscription. July 21, 1864. Theses troops and Wheeler’s Cav. (CS) were sent from Atlanta on a 15-mile night march to gain the rear of McPherson’s Army of the Tenn. (US) in E. Atlanta. Hardee moved out of the city via McDonough Rd. (Capital Avenue) and here turned N.E. on the old Fayetteville Rd.

July 22. Dawn found the columns a little beyond Cobb’s Mill on Intrenchment Cr., 1.25 mi. N.E. of here. Plans called for a daylight attack on the Federal forces, but oppressive weather, battle fatigue, and a grueling march, delayed the movement until noon, at which time the battle of Atlanta began
 
Erected 1984 by Georgia Historic Marker. (Marker Number 044-58.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 41.22′ N, 84° 20.811′ W. Marker is near Atlanta, Georgia, in DeKalb County. Marker is on Fayetteville Road 0.1 miles south of Fleetwood Drive, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30316, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hardee's Night March (approx. 1.2 miles away); Route of Stewart's Corps from Atlanta
Hardee’s March Turned N.E. on Fayetteville Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Felch Dumas, August 11, 2008
2. Hardee’s March Turned N.E. on Fayetteville Road Marker
Looking North East towards Intrenchment Creek.
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Site: Cobb’s Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hardee at Wm. Cobb’s House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Stewart’s & Lee’s A.C. March to Lovejoy’s Sta. (approx. 2 miles away); Hardee at Road Fork (approx. 2.4 miles away); To Robert Burns (approx. 2.8 miles away); Walker & Bate At Sugar Cr. (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. This page has been viewed 913 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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