Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Errant Line
Davisí troops, led by Gen. J, D. Morgan, marched toward the Chattahoochee, intending to reach Lick Skillet by a side road. Devoid of maps or guides, the column traversed a wilderness of forest & swamps until halted by Confederate cavalry & preemptory orders to return.
Loganís 15th -- hard pressed by Hoodís forces -- managed to hold on, aided by 12 regiments of the 16th & 17th A. C., aligned along Chapel Rd.
Erected 1988 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 060-138.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 33° 46.283′ N, 84° 26.167′ W. Marker was in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker Touch for map. Marker was 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 location, measured as the crow flies. Davis' Hill (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); West Side Siege Line (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fire Station No. 16 (approx. one mile away); Theodore “Tiger” Flowers (approx. one mile away); Gen. Cleburne's Hídqírs. (was approx. 1.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Battle Hill (was approx. 1.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Site of Ezra Church (was approx. 1.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Battle of Ezra Ch. (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
More about this marker. Text for the missing marker was taken from “Georgia Historical Markers” (Bay Tree Grove, Second Edition 1978) compiled by Carroll P. Scruggs from the records of 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 December 17, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 423 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.