Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
West Side Siege Line
This shift of Federal forces was a thrust at the 2 railroads entering the city from the S.W. at East Point. After the Battle of Ezra Church, July 28, siege operations were pushed E. toward Atlanta by these troops, together with the 14th and 23d corps, which prolonged the line S. to the Campbellton Road.
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-140.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 45.778′ N, 84° 26′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Chappell Road and Rome Drive, on the right when traveling south on Chappell Road. Touch for map. The marker is just south of Joseph E. Boone Boulevard (formerly Simpson Road). Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30314, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Davis' Hill (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Errant Line (was approx. 0.6 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Fire Station No. 16 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Theodore “Tiger” Flowers (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle Hill (was approx. 0.7 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Site of Ezra Church (was approx. 0.7 miles away but has been reported missing. ); The Federal Salient (was approx. 0.9 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Clayton's Div., Lee's A.C. (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 412 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 7, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.