Logan's 15th & Blair's 17th A.C. to Decatur

Logan's 15th & Blair's 17th A.C. to Decatur (HM5JD)

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

N 33° 50.953', W 84° 15.452'

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July 19, 1864. Logan's troops, in "light fighting order" left camp at Henderson's mill (0.8 mile N.E.), at 5 A.M. & marched to Decatur. They were joined at this point by Blair's corps which had camped at Blake's Mill, 2 miles west.

Both corps, Logan leading, marched S.&W. by rds. now designated Henderson Mill, LaVista, Montreal, and Lawrenceville.

These troops, together with Garrard's cavalry, formed the left wing of Sherman's (US) advance to Atlanta. On this date, the right wing (14th A.C.), was at Moore's Mill, Peachtree Creek, 10 miles south-west of this point.
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HM NumberHM5JD
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number044-20
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 1:35pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 753744 N 3748821
Decimal Degrees33.84921667, -84.25753333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 50.953', W 84° 15.452'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 50' 57.18" N, 84° 15' 27.12" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4772-4788 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta GA 30345, US
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