Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Confederate Entrenchments: 1864
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-161.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 42.621′ N, 84° 27.858′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker can be reached from Adams Park Golf Course 1.2 miles from Campbellton Road. Touch for map. Located on the prominent hill upon the Adams Park Golf Course. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30311, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Utoy Creek (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Embattled Ridge Historic Utoy Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Third Division 23rd Corps Attack / Second Division 23rd Corps Attack (approx. 1.2 miles away); Kilpatrick’s Cavalry on the Newnan Stage Road (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fort McPherson (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Valley of Utoy Creek (approx. 2.2 miles away); Site: Utoy Post Office (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
More about this marker. The marker was submitted by Mr. Wilbur Kurtz, Historian and Artist and member of the Atlanta Historical Society in preparation for the Civil War Centennial
Regarding Confederate Entrenchments: 1864. The Marker in placed on a prominent hill, where the Entrenchments of Bates Confederate Division occupied immediately, after withdrawing from their advanced position in the vicinity of the Cascade Nature Preserve. Major General William B. Bate was wounded here on 10 August 1864 while observing significant skirmish and attempt to secure the position by Cox and Hascalls division's of the 23rd Army Corps and portions of the 14th AC to the North
Additional keywords. Siege Lines SW Atlanta, Bates Lines, Clayburn's Lines, Bate Wounded at Utoy Creek Aug 10, 1864
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 10, 2009, by Lieutenant Colonel Perry Bennett, Army Historian of Atlanta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,540 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 10, 2009, by Lieutenant Colonel Perry Bennett, Army Historian of Atlanta, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.