Altanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Where Hood Watched the Battle of Atlanta
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-109.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 44.951′ N, 84° 22.351′ W. Marker is in Altanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Oakland Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, on the right when traveling east on Oakland Avenue. Touch for map. This marker is located near the center of Oakland Cemetery, on the north side of the visitor's center or Bell Tower, which was built in 1899 as a cemetery office, chapel,
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Daniel Cornelius O'Keefe (within shouting distance of this marker); "Out in the Rain" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Moses W. Formwalt (about 300 feet away); Dr. Charles d'Alvigny (about 400 feet away); Dr. Noel d'Alvigny (about 400 feet away); Clement Anselm Evans (about 400 feet away); Alfred Iverson, Jr. (about 400 feet away); John Brown Gordon (about 400 feet away).
Regarding Where Hood Watched the Battle of Atlanta. The Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill is not the same as the rolling mill mentioned in the marker text. The cotton mill occupies the same piece of land as the former rolling mill, but is a different building and manufactured different products.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,863 times since then and 45 times this year. Last updated on August 18, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. Photos: 1. submitted on January 1, 2011, by Michael Dover of Ellerslie, Georgia. 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 14, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.