Historic Ground

Historic Ground (HM69Z)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30306 Dekalb County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 47.793', W 84° 20.105'

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This modern tv station, WAGA-TV stands in land lot 57 of the 18th District of the original Henry, now DeKalb County, near the south fork of Peachtree Creek, was erected in 1966.

In July, 1864 the present Briarcliff Road was the route of the Federal Army of Gen. W.T. Sherman toward Atlanta. Gen. O.O. Howard's 4th Corps crossed south fork at Durand's Mill and occupied an entrenched camp in this immediate vicinity July 20.

On the 22nd, these troops with Gen. Schofield's 23rd Corps moved towards Atlanta on Briarcliff Rd.

Text by Wilbur G. Kurtz
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HM NumberHM69Z
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 11:48pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 746718 N 3742791
Decimal Degrees33.79655000, -84.33508333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 47.793', W 84° 20.105'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 47' 47.58" N, 84° 20' 6.30" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1495-1511 GA-42, Atlanta GA 30306, US
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