Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
From this hill & a sector W. of it, Scott’s & Featherston's brigades, of Loring’s division, advanced N.E. to attack the Federal 20th A.C. astride Tanyard Branch at Collier Mill. Featherston's route was identical with the present Seaboard R.R.; Scott’s, at the left, on the rolling & wooded terrain west of it.
This position is on Atlanta’s outer defense line, which extended from Casey’s Hill (near the river) 5.75 mi. eastward to Highland Ave. & southward 3 mi. to Leggett’s Hill, East Atlanta.
Erected 1991 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 060-69.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 47.65′ N, 84° 24.367′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Trabert Avenue 0.1 miles east of Northside Drive (U.S. 41) Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 563 Trabert Avenue, Atlanta GA 30309, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. Stewart’s H'dq'rs. (was approx. 0.4 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Outer Defense Line (approx. ¾ mile away); 33d N.J. State Flag (approx. 0.9 miles away); Featherston’s Brigade (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wood's Brigade (approx. 0.9 miles away); Coburn's Brigade (approx. 0.9 miles away); Old Montgomery Fy. Rd. (approx. one mile away); Confederate Army Command Changed (was approx. one mile away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Regarding Loring’s Hill. These skirmishes were part of the Battle of Peachtree Creek.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 889 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 29, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.