Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Land Lot 104
Clear Creek P.O. (1831-1839), probably in this land lot, was named for the stream flowing across it; old Montgomery Fy. Rd. traversed it.
July 18, 1864. Near its S. boundary, Confederate forces intrenched the outer Atlanta defense line from which, July 20, the troops of Walker’s & Bate’s divisions of Hardee’s Corps [CS] advanced N. to attack Federal forces posted near Collier Rd., in the Battle of Peachtree Creek -- a conflict that was confined entirely to the area west of Clear Creek.
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-83.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 47.908′ N, 84° 23.25′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on West Peachtree Street NE near Inwood Circle NE, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker in on the property of WSB-TV's studios, in a fenced and gated area. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30309, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance Rhodes Hall - Le Reve (approx. 0.2 miles away); Margaret Mitchell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hardee’s Attack (approx. half a mile away); The Indian Trail Echota (approx. half a mile away); Battlefield of Peachtree Creek (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Montgomery Fy. Rd. (approx. 0.7 miles away); Newton’s Division (approx. ¾ mile away); Hardee at Peachtree Creek (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Political Subdivisions • War, US Civil •
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