Route of Stewart's Corps from Atlanta

Route of Stewart's Corps from Atlanta (HM6PE)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30315 Fulton County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 42.265', W 84° 21.16'

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Gen. Alex. P. Stewart's A.C. & the Ga. Militia remained in Atlanta after Hardee's & S.D. Lee's corps (CS) were shifted to Jonesboro Aug. 30, 1864.With Hardee's defeat at that place Aug. 31, Atlanta was abandoned, night of Sept. 1. Stewart's A.C. & Militia left the city after destroying 81 carloads of munitions & several locomotives on the tracks of the Georgia Railroad.

Stewart's Corps & the Militia (CS) marched via the McDonough Rd. (Capitol Ave.) - the former to Lovejoy's Sta. (below Jonesboro) to rejoin Hardee, the latter to Griffin. Atlanta was surrendered to the Federals by Mayor Calhoun, Sept. 2d.
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HM NumberHM6PE
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number060-106
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 2:07pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 745352 N 3732529
Decimal Degrees33.70441667, -84.35266667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 42.265', W 84° 21.16'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 42' 15.90" N, 84° 21' 9.60" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 943-1027 GA-42 Spur, Atlanta GA 30315, US
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