Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Birthplace of Allison Nelson
Commissioned Brig. Gen. in the Confederate Army, Sept. 12, 1862, he served until his death near Austin, Lonoke Co., Arkansas, Oct. 7, 1862.
Erected 1992 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 060-150.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 46.683′ N, 84° 31.9′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive (Georgia Route 139) and Distribution Drive, on the left when traveling west on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30336, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Johnston’s River Line Federals Halted by Johnston’s River Line (approx. 1.8 miles away); Georgia Militia on Turner's Ferry Road (approx. 2.4 miles away); Advance of the 17th A.C. Toward the River (approx. 2.9 miles away); Enroute to Jonesboro (approx. 3 miles away); The Mitchell House (approx. 3.3 miles away); Toward the River (approx. 3.3 miles away); Whittier Cotton Mill and Village (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
More about this marker. This marker replaced an identical marker located at the Bolton Road-Fairburn Road intersection at Sandy Creek, roughly one mile east of the present location.
Categories. • Politics • War, US Civil •
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