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Logan’s 15th A.C. Line

 
 
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By Felch Dumas, July 28, 2008
1. Logan's 15th A.C. LIne Marker
Inscription. July 20, 1864. Maj. Gen. John A. Logan’s A.C. having camped at Decatur, moved toward Atlanta on this rd. M.L. Smith’s (2d) div. was in advance; Woods’ (1st) & Harrow’s (4th), in reserve. At this point, 2.75 mi. from center of Atlanta, Smith’s intrenched line crossed both highway & R.R. July 21. Harrow extended the line S. to connect with the 17th A.C.; Woods prolonged it N. to join the 16th A.C. That night the outer Confederate line which crossed this Rd. at DeGress Ave. (0.5 mi. W.), was evacuated.

July 22. Logan’s troops moved up & reversed the abandoned line where they were attacked that afternoon by Cheatham’s corps (CS)
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 044-40.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 45.674′ N, 84° 20.682′ W. Marker is near Atlanta, Georgia, in DeKalb County. Marker is on DeKalb Avenue 0.1 miles east of Candler Street, on the right. Touch for map. This marker is located in front of the Atlanta Fire Department Station. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30307, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
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By Felch Dumas, July 28, 2008
2. Logan's 15th A.C. LIne Marker
. Restoring the Line (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Noon Under the Trees (approx. 0.2 miles away); Federal Signal Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Troup Hurt House (approx. half a mile away); Manigault's Brigade (approx. half a mile away); Sweeny's Division Encamped (approx. half a mile away); The Railroad Cut (approx. half a mile away); The 15th Corps Sector (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. This page has been viewed 822 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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