Walker & Bate At Sugar Creek

Walker & Bate At Sugar Creek (HM6LA)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30316 Dekalb County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 43.687', W 84° 19.214'

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July 22, 1864. Walker's & Bate's divs. of Hardee's A.C. (CS) enroute to the rear of the 17th A.C. (US) in E. Atlanta, detoured here along the W. bank of the creek to keep contact with Cleburne's & Maney's divs. (CS) moving upon the Federal left flank via Flat Shoals Rd., ? mile W.

This detour was in sequence with the misdirected march of Cleburne's & Maney's troops & it entailed a circuitous by-passing of Terry's mill pond, northward of which, Walker's & Bate's divs. found Federal forces squarely across their front. Gen. Walker was killed at the upper end of the pond while bringing his troops forward to the battlefield.
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HM NumberHM6LA
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number044-55
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 4:00pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 748291 N 3735236
Decimal Degrees33.72811667, -84.32023333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 43.687', W 84° 19.214'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 43' 41.22" N, 84° 19' 12.84" W
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Area Code(s)770, 404, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1007-1013 Fayetteville Rd SE, Atlanta GA 30316, US
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