Hood Avenue

Hood Avenue (HM14AO)

Location: Forest Park, GA 30297 Clayton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 36.98', W 84° 20.891'

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Named in honor of General John Bell Hood (USMA 1853), who was a Lieut. General in command of the 2nd Corps, Army of Tennessee, CSA, during Atlanta Campaign in 1864. He succeeded General Joseph E. Johnston as commanding general of Confederate forces who were defeated in the Battle of Atlanta and whose troops fought a delaying action on the Depot site during the retreat. Born at Owingsville, Ky., June 1, 1831. Died August 30, 1879.
HM NumberHM14AO
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number031-AGD-1
Year Placed1957
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 7:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 746019 N 3722770
Decimal Degrees33.61633333, -84.34818333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 36.98', W 84° 20.891'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 36' 58.80" N, 84° 20' 53.46" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 460 Hood Ave, Forest Park GA 30297, US
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