Dodge's & Blair's Columns Separate

Dodge's & Blair's Columns Separate (HM5JB)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30345 Dekalb County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 51.311', W 84° 16.896'

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July 19th, 1864. Blair's 17th A.C. followed by Dodge's 16th (US), having camped near Blake's Mill, 6 mi. N. on the old Shallow Ford Rd. the night before, moved S. to this point where their lines of march diverged.Dodge's troops continued S. on rds. now designated Briarcliff, Oak Grove, LaVista & Clairmont to Decatur, arriving there at evening.

Blair's corps under orders to follow Logan's 15th A.C. to Decatur turned E. along Briarcliff to Henderson's Mill Rd. where it joined Logan's column at the present Midway Church. The 15th had camped at Henderson's Mill.
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HM NumberHM5JB
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number044-19
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 10:16pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 751499 N 3749424
Decimal Degrees33.85518333, -84.28160000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 51.311', W 84° 16.896'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 51' 18.66" N, 84° 16' 53.76" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2310-2320 Shallowford Rd NE, Atlanta GA 30345, US
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