Bate's Div. at Terry's Mill Pond

Bate's Div. at Terry's Mill Pond (HMCCO)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30317 Dekalb County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 44.395', W 84° 19.667'

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July 22, 1864. Bate's, together with Walker's div., Hardee's A.C., (CS) having moved up Sugar Cr. valley W. of Terry's mill pond, were deployed in this area for a surprise attack on Federal troops posted N.W. of here on Flat Shoals Rd.

While Bate's div. was being hastily shifted E. of the creek, Lewis' "Orphan Brigade" and part of Tyler's were subjected to random artillery fire from Federal batteries northward, when crossing the upper end of the mill pond and its swampy margin. Bate aligned his forces E. of the creek and moved N. in the wooded area to be confronted by the Federal 16th A.C.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number044-53
Year Placed1985
Placed ByGeorgia Historic Marker
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 4:15pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 747557 N 3736526
Decimal Degrees33.73991667, -84.32778333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 44.395', W 84° 19.667'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 44' 23.70" N, 84° 19' 40.02" W
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Area Code(s)770, 404
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600-698 Glenwood Ave SE, Atlanta GA 30317, US
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