Site: The Mann House

Site: The Mann House (HM14DP)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30349 Clayton County
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N 33° 36.1', W 84° 25.733'

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Some 400 ft. S. on this ridge stood the antebellum farm house of John A. Mann (1828-1904).

It is cited in reports & dispatches of the movement of the 4th A. C. [US] from Red Oak to the Macon R. R. at Rough & Ready. Aug. 30, 1864, the 4th A. C., on reaching the crossroads at noon, drove the Confederate cav. N. E. on the Flat Shoals Rd. toward Thames' Mill, then camped in this area: Newton's div. N. E. of house; Kimball's & Wood's at crossroads just west of it.

Aug. 31. The 4th, having been joined by the 23d, resumed the march N. E. & together they cut the railroad at & below Rough & Ready while the 1st battle of Jonesboro was in progress.
HM NumberHM14DP
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number031-33
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 9:33am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 738570 N 3720954
Decimal Degrees33.60166667, -84.42888333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 36.1', W 84° 25.733'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 36' 6.00" N, 84° 25' 43.98" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5630 Riverdale Rd, Atlanta GA 30349, US
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