Cheatham's Salient

Cheatham's Salient (HM63X)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30306 Fulton County
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N 33° 47.64', W 84° 21.073'

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At this point, Atlanta's outer defense line, beginning at Casey's Hill 5.75 W., turned S. & parallel to Highland Ave., ran to the Ga. R.R. This angle was occupied July 18, 1864, by Stevenson's div. Cheatham A.C. (CS) (Hood's old command).July 19, 20. These troops withstood the advances of Fed. 4th & 23d. A.C. from N. & E. while Hardee's & Stewarts's A.C. (CS) attached Thomas' army in Peachtree Cr. valley. Cheatham withdrew to the city defenses, night of the 21st, while Hardee & Wheeler made the night march S. to attack McPherson's forces in E. Atlanta, on the 22d. When Cheatham withdrew, the 4th & 23d. A.C. advanced to the siege line.
HM NumberHM63X
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number060-76
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 4:09am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 745231 N 3742469
Decimal Degrees33.79400000, -84.35121667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 47.64', W 84° 21.073'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 47' 38.40" N, 84° 21' 4.38" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1447 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta GA 30306, US
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