Federal Left Wing to Decatur

Federal Left Wing to Decatur (HMY0F)

Location: Tucker, GA 30084 Dekalb County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 49.574', W 84° 15.34'

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July 19, 1864. The 15th & 17th, two of three corps, McPherson's Army of the Tenn., forming the left wing of Sherman's forces advancing on Atlanta, came this way on the last day of their march from Roswell to Decatur.

The other corps, Dodge's 16th, reached Decatur via Shallow Ford & Clairmont rds. W. of here.

This wide swing to the S.E. from Roswell was for the purpose of destroying the Ga. R. R. between Stone Mtn. & Decatur, in which Garrard's cav. div., on McPherson's left, was most active. McPherson's troops were the ones assailed by Hood's forces in E. Atlanta, July 22.
HM NumberHMY0F
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number044-22
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 7:22pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 753985 N 3746276
Decimal Degrees33.82623333, -84.25566667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 49.574', W 84° 15.34'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 49' 34.44" N, 84° 15' 20.40" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770, 404
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2801-2811 Lawrenceville Hwy, Tucker GA 30084, US
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