Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
July 18. French’s div. occupied the left sector of Atlanta’s outer defense line -- from the Old Marietta Rd. at Casey’s Hill to DeFoors Fy. Rd. This line extended E. to Highland Ave. & was S. of & parallel to Peachtree Creek.
This marker is at the point where French’s entrenchments crossed Woodall Creek. Casey’s Hill is .9 mi. W.; Chattahoochee Ave. is a postwar road to the river at Bolton.
Erected 1988 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 060-67.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 48.192′ N, 84° 25.925′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Chattahoochee Avenue SW and Carroll Drive NW, on the right when traveling Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30318, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. French’s Division Hood’s Left Flank (approx. 0.6 miles away); Disputed Passage (approx. 0.8 miles away); Atlanta's Outer Line (approx. 0.9 miles away); Casey's Hill (approx. 0.9 miles away); Outer Defense Line (approx. one mile away); Gen. Cleburne's H’dq’rs. (was approx. 1.1 miles away but has been reported missing. ); The Hiram Embry Plantation (approx. 1.2 miles away); Maj. William C. Preston C.S.A (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
More about this marker. This marker replaced an earlier marker of the same title and text on this location erected by the Georgia Historical Commission.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 881 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.