Atlanta in Dekalb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Bate’s Battle Line
This attack failed to dislodge Rice's brigade. Bate's command consisted of three brigades - composed of Georgia, Florida, Tennessee and Kentucky troops - the 5 regiments of the latter being the celebrated "Orphan Brigade" (CS) commanded by Brig. Gen. Joseph H. Lewis.
Erected 1985 by Georgia Historic Marker. (Marker Number 044-47.)
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° 44.844′ N, 84° 19.644′ W. Marker was in Atlanta, Georgia, in Dekalb County. Marker was on Memorial Drive SE (County Route 154) 0.2 miles east of Wilkinson Drive SE, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30317, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Battle of Atlanta Began Here (approx. 0.2 miles away); An Unexpected Clash (approx. ¼ mile away); Sweeny's March South (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wheeler Delays Blair (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mersy’s Brigade (approx. half a mile away); Death of General Walker (approx. half a mile away); Bate's Div. at Terry's Mill Pond (approx. half a mile away); Terry's Mill Pond (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Also see . . . Battle of Atlanta. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on June 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
1. Location of the marker
In 2014 this marker was located at the DNR Marker Shop, Stockbridge, GA.
— Submitted February 6, 2015, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,236 times since then and 40 times this year. Last updated on January 7, 2015, by David Tyberg of Atlanta, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 27, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. 3. submitted on July 2, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. 4. submitted on January 7, 2015, by David Tyberg of Atlanta, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.