The Exterior Line

The Exterior Line (HMCCL)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30310 Fulton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 44.333', W 84° 25.985'

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July - August 1864

When Federal forces E. of Atlanta were shifting to the W. side, to move against the Macon and West Point rail roads (entering the city from the S.W.), the Confederate defenders intrenched a line W. and parallel to them.

This line began at W. Fair and Ashby Sts. and ran S.W. to & beyond this point, ending at the Ga. Military Academy in College Park.

Siege Operations (July 28-Aug. 25) were barren of results & ceased with transfer of Federal Forces S. to Fairburn & Jonesboro where the seizure of the railroads and consequent evacuation of Atlanta, ended the campaign.
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HM NumberHMCCL
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number060-136
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 7:36pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 737802 N 3736164
Decimal Degrees33.73888333, -84.43308333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 44.333', W 84° 25.985'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 44' 19.98" N, 84° 25' 59.10" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 83-111 BeltLine Southwest Trail, Atlanta GA 30310, US
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