Atlanta in DeKalb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Restoring the Line
Lightburn and Martin were deployed on and south of the R.R.; Mersy’s brigade north of it (near this point), with Wood’s two brigades aligned on his right, facing the left flank of the Confederate forces in the captured sector.
In a concerted assault, the five brigades (US) advanced and recovered the line, together with the four guns of the DeGress battery. This stirring action is pictured in the Cyclorama
Erected 1983 by Georgia Historic Marker. (Marker Number 044-41.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 45.664′ N, 84° 20.803′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in DeKalb County. Marker is at the intersection of DeKalb Avenue and Elmira Place, on the right when traveling Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30307, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Logan’s 15th A.C. Line (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Federal Signal Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Noon Under the Trees (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Troup Hurt House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Manigault's Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Railroad Cut (approx. 0.4 miles away); The 15th Corps Sector (approx. 0.4 miles away); The DeGress Battery (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. This page has been viewed 932 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.