The Hiram Embry Plantation

The Hiram Embry Plantation (HMBMM)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30318 Fulton County
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N 33° 48.47', W 84° 24.725'

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500 ft. W. stood the ante-bellum residence of Hiram H. Embry (1805-1877), a notable landmark during the battle of Peachtree Cr.

At 4 P.M., July 20, 1864, Walthall's div. [CS] advanced N. on this road to attack the Federal line above Collier Road — Reynolds' brigade on left, Cantey's (O'Neal's) on right. Deploying at old Mt. Zion Church, the brigades came up abreast.

In maintaining alignment on the right with Loring's div., [CS] both brigades swung Eastward — a move that diverted Reynolds' troops across the road near the Embry house & directed its assault toward the re-entrant angle of the Federal line across the deep ravine.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number060-47
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 6:42am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 739556 N 3743860
Decimal Degrees33.80783333, -84.41208333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.47', W 84° 24.725'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 28.20" N, 84° 24' 43.50" W
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Area Code(s)770, 404, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 736-798 Channing Dr NW, Atlanta GA 30318, US
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