Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Outer Defense Line
July 20. After line adjustment, Walthall’s div., astride Howell Mill Rd., moved N. (about 4 P.M.) to attack the Federal 20th A. C.; Reynolds’ brigade was W. of the rd., O’Neal’s east of it. Loring’s div. (E. of O’Neal) also attacked. French’s div. [CS] was held in reserve, facing the 14th A. C. [US].
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-50.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 17, 1757.
Location. 33° 48.09′ N, 84° 24.925′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30318, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. French’s Division Hood’s Left Flank (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Hiram Embry Plantation (approx. half a mile away); Reynolds’ Brigade at the Ravine (approx. 0.6 miles away); Maj. William C. Preston C.S.A (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Mt. Zion Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Geary’s Refused Line (approx. ¾ mile away); O’Neal’s Brigade (approx. ¾ mile away); Loring’s Hill (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
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