The 16th & 23d Corps March to Decatur

The 16th & 23d Corps March to Decatur (HM5ZA)

Location: Decatur, GA 30033 Dekalb County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 48.709', W 84° 18.437'

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July 19, 1864. Dodge's 16th A.C., having camped on N. Fork Peachtree Cr., moved S. on old Shallowford Rd. to this point where it joined Schofield's 23d, which had marched S.E. from Goodwin's Crossing (Brookhaven), along roads now designated Briarwood & N. Druid Hills.The 23d, occupying the road, Dodge made shift to reach Decatur by cutting a parallel road-crossing S. Fork, Peachtree Cr., at Mason's Mill, present site of the Decatur Water Works.

South of the creek, the skirmishers of both corps were assailed by Wheeler's cav. (CS) as they moved toward the Decatur Public Square.
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HM NumberHM5ZA
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number044-23
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia HIstorical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 11:19pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 749248 N 3744551
Decimal Degrees33.81181667, -84.30728333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.709', W 84° 18.437'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 42.54" N, 84° 18' 26.22" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1142 N Jamestown Rd, Decatur GA 30033, US
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