Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The same Federal forces that fought East of the city July 22, had been shifted to the W. side to cut the 2 remaining railroads which entered the city from the southwest.
Hood attacked with S. D. Lee’s & A. P. Stewart’s corps; their repeated assaults struck the Federal 15th A.C. but failed to dislodge it. Siege operations persisted until August 25.
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-142.)
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° 45.183′ N, 84° 26.217′ W. Marker was in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker was at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW and Mathewson Place SW, on the right when traveling west on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW. Touch for map. The marker stood at the edge of Mozley Park. Marker was in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30314, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Site of Ezra Church (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); The Federal Salient (was approx. ¼ mile away but has been reported missing. ); Clayton's Div., Lee's A.C. (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Clayton’s Div., Lee’s A.C. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Ezra Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Clayton's Div., Lee's A.C. (was approx. 0.4 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Battle of Ezra Ch. (approx. half a mile away); The Siege Lifted (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
More about this marker. The marker was observed standing in 2003. 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 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 7, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 630 times since then and 3 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on January 7, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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