Wm. Johnston's Mill

Wm. Johnston's Mill (HM617)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30329 Dekalb County
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N 33° 50.516', W 84° 19.32'

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About 0.3 mile upstream N. Fork Peachtree Cr., is the site of a mill owned by Wm. Johnston (1789-1855), -a landmark of Federal military operations in the Summer of 1864. Schofield's 23d A.C., having crossed the Chattahoochee River at Isom's Ferry July 8, began its march towards Decatur July 17 via Old Cross Keys and the House plantation. Cox's div. camped at House's from which point Hascall's div. moved S.E. to Johnston's mill where it camped night of July 18. This route was taken to enable the 23d A.C. to join McPherson's Army of the Tennessee likewise marching to Decatur.
HM NumberHM617
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number044-13
Year Placed1985
Placed ByGeorgia Historic Marker
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Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 10:49am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 747799 N 3747856
Decimal Degrees33.84193333, -84.32200000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 50.516', W 84° 19.32'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 50' 30.96" N, 84° 19' 19.20" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1809 Briarwood Rd NE, Atlanta GA 30329, US
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