Decatur in Dekalb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Logan's 15th & Blair's 17th A.C. to Decatur
Both corps, Logan leading, marched S.&W. by rds. now designated Henderson Mill, LaVista, Montreal, and Lawrenceville.
These troops, together with Garrard's cavalry, formed the left wing of Sherman's (US) advance to Atlanta. On this date, the right wing (14th A.C.), was at Moore's Mill, Peachtree Creek, 10 miles south-west of this point.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 044-20.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 50.953′ N, 84° 15.452′ W. Marker is in Decatur, Georgia, in Dekalb County. Marker is at the intersection of Briarcliff Road and Henderson Mill Road, on the right when traveling south on Briarcliff Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30345, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other The March to Decatur (within shouting distance of this marker); Site: Henderson’s Mill (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dodge's & Blair's Columns Separate (approx. 1.4 miles away); Federal Left Wing to Decatur (approx. 1.6 miles away); Logan’s Corps Moves to Henderson’s Mill (approx. 1.7 miles away); Site: Blake’s Mill (approx. 1.9 miles away); Garrard's & Lightburn's to Stone Mountain (approx. 2.3 miles away); Browning's Courthouse (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Decatur.
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