Leggett's Hill

Leggett's Hill (HM639)

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

N 33° 44.692', W 84° 20.978'

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July 22, 1864. Blair's 17th A.C., McPherson's Army of the Tenn. (US) was aligned S. of Logan's 15th astride the Ga. R.R. Leggett's div. of the 17th held the line from Logan's left, to & including the hill. An extension S.E. on Flat Shoals Rd. to Glenwood was occupied by the other division of the 17th A.C., under Giles Smith.

Smith's div., outflanked by Cleburne's troops, was driven to the S. slope of Leggett's Hill. This was followed by concerted attacks on front, flank & rear by Cleburne's & Maney's div. (Hardee's A.C.), together with Stevenson's (Cheatham's A.C.) (CS) - a battle regarded as the major engagement of the Atlanta Campaign.
HM NumberHM639
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number044-67
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historic Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 3:57pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 745518 N 3737023
Decimal Degrees33.74486667, -84.34963333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 44.692', W 84° 20.978'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 44' 41.52" N, 84° 20' 58.68" W
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Area Code(s)770, 404, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15920 Moreland Ave SE, Atlanta GA 30316, US
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