Atlanta's Outer Line

Atlanta's Outer Line (HMATJ)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30318 Fulton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 48.528', W 84° 26.797'

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Johnston's army [CS] moved to this side of the river July 9-10, 1864. French's div., Stewarts A.C. was posted astride the R.R. to guard the left bank pending Federal crossings up river.

July 18. With the Federal advance S. to Peachtree Cr. Valley, French was shifted to Casey's line of Atlanta at this point. With its left resting here, it was continued by other commands 5.5 mi. E. to Highland Ave., & S. 3.5 mi. to Leggett's Hill in E. Atlanta — a total of 9 mi. It was occupied by 3 infantry corps & State Militia. The line was vacated July 22 — the troops falling back to the inner line.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number060-87
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 8:27pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 736356 N 3743888
Decimal Degrees33.80880000, -84.44661667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.528', W 84° 26.797'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 31.68" N, 84° 26' 47.82" W
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Area Code(s)770, 404, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1393-1399 Old Marietta Rd NW, Atlanta GA 30318, US
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