Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Federal Salient
Clayton’s div. (S, D. Lee’s A. C.) attacked the angle with Gibson’s, Baker’s & Holtzclaw’s brigades [CS]. This was the Right of the Confederate line.
The post-war structure, Battle Hill school, stood at the S.E. cor. of Laurel Ave. & Archer St
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-144.)
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° 45.055′ N, 84° 26.417′ W. Marker was in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker was at the Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: Laurel Avenue SW, Atlanta GA 30314, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Clayton's Div., Lee's A.C. (here, next to this marker); Battle of Ezra Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Clayton’s Div., Lee’s A.C. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Ezra Church (was approx. Ľ mile away but has been reported missing. ); a different marker also named Clayton's Div., Lee's A.C. (was approx. Ľ mile away but has been reported missing. ); Battle Hill (was approx. Ľ mile away but has been reported missing. ); Battle of Ezra Ch. (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Siege Lifted (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
More about this marker. The marker was last recorded as standing at this location in 2000, leaving the post standing. In 2010 or 2011 another marker, removed from a nearby location, was installed here on the original post for a different 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 March 19, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 574 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 31, 2016. 2. submitted on March 19, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.