Atlanta in DeKalb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Site: Hendersonís Mill
During the march of the Federal Army of the Tenn. from Roswell to Decatur, Loganís 15th A.C. detoured from Shallow Ford Rd. at Raineyís and moved to Browningís Court House (TUCKER) to support Garrardís foray on the Georgia R.R.
For strategic reasons -- and lack of water at Browningís, the corp. withdrew here and camped night of July 18, 1864. Its march to Decatur was resumed the next day.
Erected 1985 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 044-18.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 51.599′ N, 84° 15.143′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in DeKalb County. Marker is on Henderson Mill Road 0.1 miles south of Midvale Road, on the right when Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2601 Henderson Mill Road, Atlanta GA 30345, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The March to Decatur (approx. 0.8 miles away); Logan's 15th & Blair's 17th A.C. to Decatur (approx. 0.8 miles away); Loganís Corps Moves to Hendersonís Mill (approx. 1Ĺ miles away); Dodge's & Blair's Columns Separate (approx. 1.7 miles away); Site: Blakeís Mill (approx. 2 miles away); Browning's Courthouse (approx. 2.1 miles away); Garrard's & Lightburn's to Stone Mountain (approx. 2.1 miles away); Federal Left Wing to Decatur (approx. 2.3 miles away).
More about this marker. This marker replaced an earlier marker of the same title and text at this location erected by the Georgia Historical Commission.
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil •
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