Near Atlanta in DeKalb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Hardee’s March Turned N.E. on Fayetteville Road
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. Touch 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 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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