Augustus Hurt Plantation

Augustus Hurt Plantation (HM6MC)

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

N 33° 46.001', W 84° 21.346'

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The outer Confederate defense line of Atlanta, located on E. slope of this hill, July 18, was evacuated the night of the 21st, 1864.July 22. The Federal 23d A.C., under Schofield, marching from the N.E. via Williams Mill Rd. intrenched a line W. & S. of Augustus Hurt's house, where it supported the rt. wing of the Army of the Tenn. in the Battle of Atlanta.July 26. With the shift of that army to the W. side of Atlanta, the 23d A.C. became the extreme right S.W. of the city. The 4th A.C., its left resting at the Augustus Hurt house, became the left of the line until Aug. 25.
HM NumberHM6MC
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number060-80
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 2:20am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 744888 N 3739428
Decimal Degrees33.76668333, -84.35576667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 46.001', W 84° 21.346'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 46' 0.06" N, 84° 21' 20.76" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 800-976 Albion Ave NE, Atlanta GA 30307, US
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