The Extended Line

The Extended Line (HMS98)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30349 Clayton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 36.45', W 84° 24.217'

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The Federals, having lifted siege operations N. & W. of Atlanta Aug. 25, moved on the A. & W.P. R.R. below East Point & by the 29th began its destruction. In an effort to protect the M. & W. (Central of Ga.) R.R., Hardee's A.C. [CS] hastily built & occupied, Aug 30, a line extending from East Point to Morrow's & Thames mills.

Here the line ran E. to the R.R. near Rough & Ready where Hardee's command post was alerted to observe Federal movements on Jonesboro.

This extended line, occupied but a day, was abandoned that night by Hardee's three divisions — Maney's, Cleburne's & Brown's — & with S.D. Lee's A.C. from Atlanta, they marched to Jonesboro.
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HM NumberHMS98
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number031-7B
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 8:19am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 740899 N 3721660
Decimal Degrees33.60750000, -84.40361667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 36.45', W 84° 24.217'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 36' 27.00" N, 84° 24' 13.02" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 447 Lees Mill Rd, Atlanta GA 30349, US
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