Site: Old Red Oak P.O. 1864

Site: Old Red Oak P.O. 1864 (HM15TJ)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30349 Fulton County
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N 33° 36.667', W 84° 31.35'

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Siege operations on the Atlanta front having failed, the Federals moved against the 2 R. R. S. of it. Howard's Army of the Tenn., Thomas' Army of the Cumberland & Schofield's Army of the Ohio, struck the A. & W.P.R.R at this point.

Several miles of the track were destroyed between East Point & Fairburn, Aug. 28, 29.

Aug. 30, the move E against the Macon R.R. began: Howard, from Shadnor Ch. via Bethsaida Ch. to Renfroe's & Jonesboro; Thomas & Schofield from Red Oak to Rough and Ready. This foray against the 2 R.R., & the 2 days of battle at Jonesboro (Aug. 31, Sept. 1) ended the campaign.
HM NumberHM15TJ
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number060-168
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 10:53am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 729857 N 3721790
Decimal Degrees33.61111667, -84.52250000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 36.667', W 84° 31.35'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 36' 40.02" N, 84° 31' 21.00" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4101-4189 Stacks Rd, Atlanta GA 30349, US
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