The 15th Corps Sector

The 15th Corps Sector (HM5MM)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30307 Fulton County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 45.491', W 84° 21.133'

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July 20, 1864. Posted on this ridge, astride the Georgia R.R. was the right flank of Hood's old corps, (CS) Gen. B.F. Cheatham commanding. July 22. These troops were withdrawn, before daylight, to the city fortifications. The vacated line was occupied by Logan's corps, (US) which was reversed to face westward.

Gen. Morgan L. Smith's div. centered at the R.R., Lightburn's brigade posted (between DeGress Ave. & Battery Place) west of the Hurt house; Martin's, S. of it - the R.R. cut separating them. The Confederate assault, afternoon July 22d, broke the lines of Lightburn & Martin's brigades at the Decatur Rd. & the railroad cut.
HM NumberHM5MM
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number060-95
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 1:37pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 745241 N 3738494
Decimal Degrees33.75818333, -84.35221667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 45.491', W 84° 21.133'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 45' 29.46" N, 84° 21' 7.98" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1077-1097 DeKalb Ave NE, Atlanta GA 30307, US
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