Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Gen. Stewart’s H'dq'rs.
Stewart´s corps, posted on the left of Confederate forces in the outer defense line of Atlanta, consisted of three divisions: from left to right, French’s, Walthall’s & Loring’s.
Failing to break the Federal line at Peachtree Creek, Hood withdrew his forces to the city from which he sent Hardee’s A. C. against the Federal troops in East Atlanta, July 22.
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-90.)
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.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 33° 47.417′ N, 84° 24.717′ W. Marker was in Atlanta, Georgia, Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30309, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Loring’s Hill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Headquarters of General Joseph E. Johnston (approx. 0.6 miles away); Outer Defense Line (approx. 0.8 miles away); Surrender of Atlanta (approx. one mile away); French’s Division Hood’s Left Flank (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Hiram Embry Plantation (approx. 1.2 miles away); 33d N.J. State Flag (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of Captain Overton W. Barret’s battery of Missouri. (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
More about this marker. It is believed that the marker was hit by a bus. Text for the missing marker was taken from “Georgia Historical Markers” (Bay Tree Grove, Second Edition 1978) compiled by Carroll P. Scruggs from the records of the Georgia Historical Commission.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,241 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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