Atlanta in DeKalb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Bate's Div. at Terry's Mill Pond
While Bate’s div. was being hastily shifted E. of the creek, Lewis’ “Orphan Brigade” and part of Tyler’s were subjected to random artillery fire from Federal batteries northward, when crossing the upper end of the mill pond and its swampy margin. Bate aligned his forces E. of the creek and moved N. in the wooded area to be confronted by the Federal 16th A.C.
Erected 1985 by Georgia Historic Marker. (Marker Number 044-53.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 44.395′ N, 84° 19.667′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in DeKalb County. Marker is at the intersection of Glenwood Avenue (Georgia Route 260) and Interstate 20, on the right when traveling east on Glenwood Avenue Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30316, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Death of General Walker (within shouting distance of this marker); Terry's Mill Pond (within shouting distance of this marker); Bate’s Battle Line (was approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing. ); An Unexpected Clash (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Atlanta Began Here (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mersy’s Brigade (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cleburne's & Maney's Divs. (approx. 0.8 miles away); Death of McPherson (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,289 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on May 11, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.