The March to Decatur

The March to Decatur (HM5MO)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30345 Dekalb County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 50.961', W 84° 15.439'

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McPherson's Army of the Tenn. (US), consisting of the 15th, 16th, & 17th corps, having crossed the river at Roswell, made a wide swing S.E. to cut the Georgia R.R. at & E. of Decatur.

Logan's 15th A.C. was the extreme left; posted at Browning Court House (Tucker), July 18, it supported Garrard's cav. which seized the R.R. at Stone Mtn. Logan camped that night at Henderson's Mill, resuming the march to Decatur next day, followed by Blair's 17th which had camped at Blake's Mill, N. Fork Peachtree Cr.From this point, both corps reached Decatur via roads now designated LaVista, Montreal & Lawrenceville; Dodge's 16th, by other rds. W.
HM NumberHM5MO
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number044-21
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 3:13am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 753764 N 3748837
Decimal Degrees33.84935000, -84.25731667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 50.961', W 84° 15.439'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 50' 57.66" N, 84° 15' 26.34" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2219 Henderson Mill Rd NE, Atlanta GA 30345, US
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