Route of Stewart's Corps from Atlanta

Route of Stewart's Corps from Atlanta (HM6PE)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30315 Fulton County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 42.265', W 84° 21.16'

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Gen. Alex. P. Stewart's A.C. & the Ga. Militia remained in Atlanta after Hardee's & S.D. Lee's corps (CS) were shifted to Jonesboro Aug. 30, 1864.With Hardee's defeat at that place Aug. 31, Atlanta was abandoned, night of Sept. 1. Stewart's A.C. & Militia left the city after destroying 81 carloads of munitions & several locomotives on the tracks of the Georgia Railroad.

Stewart's Corps & the Militia (CS) marched via the McDonough Rd. (Capitol Ave.) - the former to Lovejoy's Sta. (below Jonesboro) to rejoin Hardee, the latter to Griffin. Atlanta was surrendered to the Federals by Mayor Calhoun, Sept. 2d.
HM NumberHM6PE
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number060-106
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 2:07pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 745352 N 3732529
Decimal Degrees33.70441667, -84.35266667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 42.265', W 84° 21.16'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 42' 15.90" N, 84° 21' 9.60" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 943-1027 GA-42 Spur, Atlanta GA 30315, US
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