The Valley of Utoy Creek

The Valley of Utoy Creek (HM1CWN)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30311 Fulton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 44.346', W 84° 28.74'

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Federal Forces conducting siege operations on North & West fronts of Atlanta's fortified lines were, at intervals, moved S. toward East Point, in attempts to seize the 2 railroads that entered the city from the Southwest.

Palmers XIV A.C. marched from N.W. of the city by various roads to this vicinity & was aligned along the North fork of Utoy Creek.

August 5, 1864. Johnson's 1st div. of the Corps moved via Peyton Road to the Henry Bankston House near here, where it was deployed while the 15th and 18th US Regulars forced passage of the creek — after which the div. crossed to the south side and camped that night.
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HM NumberHM1CWN
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number060-152
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 8:35am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 733547 N 3736083
Decimal Degrees33.73910000, -84.47900000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 44.346', W 84° 28.74'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 44' 20.76" N, 84° 28' 44.40" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 590 Peyton Rd SW, Atlanta GA 30311, US
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