Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
William Allen Fuller
Born April 15, 1836 • Died Dec. 28, 1905
—Captain, Independent State Troops of Ga. C.S.A. —
On April 12, 1862, Captain Fuller pursued and after a race of 90 miles, from Big Shanty northward on the Western & Atlantic Railroad, re-captured the historic war-engine "General" which had been seized by 22 Federal soldiers in disguise, thereby preventing the destruction of the bridges of the railroad and the consequent dismemberment of the Confederacy.
Erected by the Fuller Family.
Location. 33° 44.96′ N, 84° 22.465′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Touch for map. Marker is in Oakland Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 248 Oakland Avenue SE, Atlanta GA 30312, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Julia Carlisle Withers (here, next to this marker); Dr. Daniel Cornelius O'Keefe (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hibernian Benevolent Society of Atlanta, Ga. (about 500 feet away); "Out in the Rain" (about 600 feet away); Where Hood Watched the Battle of Atlanta (about 600 feet away); Moses W. Formwalt (about 600 feet away); Oakland Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Dr. Charles d'Alvigny (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Also see . . .
1. William Allen Fuller Papers at the Atlanta History Center. (Submitted on April 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. William Allen Fuller Biography. (Submitted on April 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Historic Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta. (Submitted on April 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.