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Site of Captain Overton W. Barret’s battery of Missouri.

 
 
Site of Captain Overton W. Barret’s battery of Missouri. Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 27, 2010
1. Site of Captain Overton W. Barret’s battery of Missouri. Marker
Inscription. Because of this elevation, Barret’s troops were able to communicate with Kennesaw Mountain by signal. Also this site was a fort in Atlanta city defense works.

July - August, 1864

In Commemoration - CLARK Equipment Company
 
Erected by Clark Equipment Company.
 
Location. 33° 46.292′ N, 84° 24.436′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Northside Drive (U.S. 41) 0.1 miles south of Travis Street NW, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is in front of the Operant Material Solutions office (formerly the site of Clark Equipment Company). Marker is at or near this postal address: 610 Northside Drive, Atlanta GA 30318, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Surrender of Atlanta (approx. 0.3 miles away); Georgia Institute of Technology (approx. 0.7 miles away); Dr. John S. Pemberton (approx. one mile away); Theodore “Tiger” Flowers (approx. one mile away); Fire Station No. 16 (approx. one mile away); Confederate Army Command Changed
Site of Captain Overton W. Barret’s battery of Missouri. Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 27, 2010
2. Site of Captain Overton W. Barret’s battery of Missouri. Marker
In front of the Solvent Material Solutions office
(was approx. one mile away but has been reported missing. ); Headquarters of General Joseph E. Johnston (approx. one mile away); Baltimore Block (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Site of Captain Overton W. Barret’s battery of Missouri. Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 27, 2010
3. Site of Captain Overton W. Barret’s battery of Missouri. Marker
Looking northwest on Northside Drive, in the direction of Kennesaw Mountain
Site of Captain Overton W. Barret’s battery of Missouri. Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 27, 2010
4. Site of Captain Overton W. Barret’s battery of Missouri. Marker
Looking southeast on Northside Drive, toward downtown Atlanta
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 744 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 31, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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