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Candler Park near Atlanta in DeKalb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Logan’s 15th A.C. Line

 
 
Logan's 15th A.C. LIne Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Felch Dumas, July 28, 2008
1. Logan's 15th A.C. LIne Marker
Inscription.  

July 20, 1864. Maj. Gen. John A. Logan’s A.C. having camped at Decatur, moved toward Atlanta on this rd. M.L. Smith’s (2d) div. was in advance; Woods’ (1st) & Harrow’s (4th), in reserve. At this point, 2.75 mi. from center of Atlanta, Smith’s intrenched line crossed both highway & R.R. July 21. Harrow extended the line S. to connect with the 17th A.C.; Woods prolonged it N. to join the 16th A.C. That night the outer Confederate line which crossed this Rd. at DeGress Ave. (0.5 mi. W.), was evacuated.

July 22. Logan’s troops moved up & reversed the abandoned line where they were attacked that afternoon by Cheatham’s corps (CS).
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 044-40.)
 
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 20, 1845.
 
Location. 33° 45.674′ N, 84° 20.682′ W. Marker is near Atlanta, Georgia, in DeKalb County. It is in Candler Park. Marker is on
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DeKalb Avenue, 0.1 miles east of Candler Street, on the right. This marker is located in front of the Atlanta Fire Department Station. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30307, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Restoring the Line (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Noon Under the Trees (approx. 0.2 miles away); Federal Signal Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Troup Hurt House (approx. half a mile away); Manigault's Brigade (approx. half a mile away); Sweeny's Division Encamped (approx. half a mile away); The 15th Corps Sector (approx. half a mile away); The DeGress Battery (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Logan's 15th A.C. LIne Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Felch Dumas, July 28, 2008
2. Logan's 15th A.C. LIne Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 8, 2023. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,143 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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