Site: Marcus Long House

Site: Marcus Long House (HMCCS)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30349 Clayton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 36.145', W 84° 25.833'

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Near here stood the antebellum, one-story farm house of Marcus Long, a Confederate soldier who fell on a Virginia battlefield.

The house, cited several times in Official Records, was a prominent landmark in movements of the Federal 4th and 23rd Corps from Red Oak on the A. & W.P. R. R. to the Macon R. R. at and below Rough & Ready, Aug. 30 and 31, 1864.

The cutting of the two railroads forced General Hood to abandon Atlanta before he heard the final results of the fighting at Jonesboro.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number031-32
Year Placed1988
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 10:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 738414 N 3721033
Decimal Degrees33.60241667, -84.43055000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 36.145', W 84° 25.833'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 36' 8.70" N, 84° 25' 49.98" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5580-5596 Riverdale Rd, Atlanta GA 30349, US
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