Where Hood Watched the Battle of Atlanta

Where Hood Watched the Battle of Atlanta (HM6Q8)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30312 Fulton County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 44.951', W 84° 22.351'

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In 1856 James E. Williams (Mayor of Atlanta 1866-1868), built a residence atop this high ground which later became a part of Oakland Cemetery. From the second story of the house, Gen. John B. Hood, in command of Confederate forces, & members of his staff, watched that part of the Battle of Atlanta, July 22, 1864, where Brown's & Clayton's divs., Cheathams's A.C. (CS) moved eastward astride the Ga. R.R. to the assault on the Federal 15th A.C. line also astride the R.R. - at DeGress Ave., 1 ? mi. distant.A notable landmark of this area - the Rolling Mill - stood on the site of the cotton mill
HM NumberHM6Q8
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number060-109
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 7:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 743386 N 3737448
Decimal Degrees33.74918333, -84.37251667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 44.951', W 84° 22.351'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 44' 57.06" N, 84° 22' 21.06" W
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Area Code(s)770, 404, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 455-463 Decatur St SE, Atlanta GA 30312, US
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