Battle of Decatur

Battle of Decatur (HM5J9)

Location: Decatur, GA 30030 Dekalb County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 46.519', W 84° 17.763'

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During the Battle of Decatur on July 22nd 1864 there was hot fighting in and around the old courthouse which stood on this square.

Wheeler's Cavalry made a gallant charge here and captured a battery of federal artillery with officers and men.
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HM NumberHM5J9
Series This marker is part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy series
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Year Placed1922
Placed ByAgnes Lee Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 7:04pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 750395 N 3740530
Decimal Degrees33.77531667, -84.29605000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 46.519', W 84° 17.763'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 46' 31.14" N, 84° 17' 45.78" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 133 E Court Square, Decatur GA 30030, US
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