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The Rainey Plantation

 
 
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By Felch Dumas, July 20, 2008
1. The Rainey Plantation Marker
Inscription. July 18, 1864. The marching columns of the Army of the Tenn. (US), having diverged 5.5 mi. N.W., rejoined here when Dodge's 16th A.C. moved E. from Old Cross Keys to Rainey's. Blair's 17th A.C. moved 1.75 mi. S. on old Shallow Ford rd. & camped at Blake's Mill, N. Fork Peachtree Cr.; Dodge's 16th, 1 mi. S. (at Candler Rd.) with headquarters at the Rainey house.

Logan's 15th A.C. moved S.E. from here to Browning's Court House (TUCKER) to support Gen. Garrard's cav. in a foray on the Georgia R.R. at Stone Mtn. Logan's route was approximately the present day Chamblee-Tucker Rd. via Antioch and Pleasant Hill churches.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 044-8.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 53.095′ N, 84° 17.077′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in DeKalb County. Marker is at the intersection of Chamblee-Tucker Road and Shallowford Road, on the right when traveling east on Chamblee-Tucker Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2512 Chamblee Tucker Road, Atlanta GA 30341, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured
The Rainey Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Felch Dumas, July 20, 2008
2. The Rainey Plantation Marker
The view down the present day Shallowford Road (old Shallow Ford Road)
as the crow flies. 1941 ✯ Naval Air Station Atlanta ✯ 1959 ( approx. 1.2 miles away); 1917 ✯ Camp Gordon ✯ 1919 ( approx. 1.2 miles away); Site: Blakeís Mill ( approx. 1.6 miles away); Dodge's & Blair's Columns Separate ( approx. 2.1 miles away); Old Cross Keys ( approx. 2.4 miles away); Site: Hendersonís Mill ( approx. 2.5 miles away); The Samuel House Plantation ( approx. 2.5 miles away); Garrard's Cavalry at Buchanan's ( approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The Rainey Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Felch Dumas, July 20, 2008
3. The Rainey Plantation Marker
The view down Chamblee-Tucker Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,922 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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