Atlanta in DeKalb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Smith’s div., outflanked by Cleburne’s troops, was driven to the S. slope of Leggett’s Hill. This was followed by concerted attacks on front, flank & rear by Cleburne’s & Maney’s div. (Hardee’s A.C.), together with Stevenson’s (Cheatham’s A.C.) (CS) – a battle regarded as the major engagement of the Atlanta Campaign.
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historic Commission. (Marker Number 044-67.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 44.692′ N, 84° 20.978′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in DeKalb County. Marker is at the intersection of Moreland Avenue and Interstate 20, on the right when traveling south on Moreland Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30316, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wheeler's Cav. Intrenched Attack from the West (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cleburne's Div. in the Federal Rear (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cleburne Outflanked Left Wing, 17th A.C. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic Ground --1864 (approx. half a mile away); Death of McPherson (approx. half a mile away); Fuller's Div.16th A.C. (approx. 0.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Gresham's Division (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Regarding Leggett's Hill. Leggett's Hill was removed during the construction of Interstate 20.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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