Site: Shoal Cr. Church

Site: Shoal Cr. Church (HMCEI)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30349 Clayton County
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N 33° 35.441', W 84° 26.848'

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This pioneer sanctuary stood some 200 ft. W., atop the hill. Long since vanished, its site is indicated by the HUTCHESON CEMETERY.

It was cited as a landmark on maps of military operations by Federal armies moving E. toward the Macon & Western R. R., & numerous references appear in reports & dispatches relating thereto, dated August 29, 30, 1864.

This locality happened to be of strategic importance in that it was midway the wide front of Federal forces moving E.: the Army of the Tennessee on the right, at Bethsaida Ch., the 4th & 23d corps on the left, enroute to the railroad at & below Rough & Ready.
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HM NumberHMCEI
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number031-34
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 9:18am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 736876 N 3719693
Decimal Degrees33.59068333, -84.44746667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 35.441', W 84° 26.848'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 35' 26.46" N, 84° 26' 50.88" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5989 W Fayetteville Rd, Atlanta GA 30349, US
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