Mt. Gilead M. E. Church

Mt. Gilead M. E. Church (HMD3P)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30331 Fulton County
Country: United States of America
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N 33° 40.111', W 84° 30.945'

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Organized 1824

In 1864, the building at this location was a prominent landmark in the final phases of Federal military operations against Atlanta.

Three Federal army corps marched this way enroute to Red Oak and Jonesboro; 4th and 14th of the Army of Cumberland and 23d of the Army of Ohio—August 27, 28, and 29.

These composed the left wing in this southward march; the right wing. Army of the Tenn.. moved by roads west of here. The seizure of the two railroads below Atlanta at Red Oak and Jonesboro, forced the evacuation of the city which had been besieged since July 22
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HM NumberHMD3P
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number060-167
Year Placed2006
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 1:45pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 730330 N 3728172
Decimal Degrees33.66851667, -84.51575000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 40.111', W 84° 30.945'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 40' 6.66" N, 84° 30' 56.70" W
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Area Code(s)770, 404
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3150 Fairburn Rd SW, Atlanta GA 30331, US
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