"A Hard Nut To Crack"
— The Battle for Decatur —Following the fall of Atlanta on September 2, 1864, Confederate General John Bell Hood, Commander of the Army of Tennessee, began a series of maneuvers against the Union line of supply running from Atlanta through Northwest Georgia, North Alabama, and into Nashville.
|Placed By||City of Decatur|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 4:59am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 501524 N 3830257|
|Decimal Degrees||34.61416667, -86.98336667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 36.85', W 86° 59.002'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 36' 51.00" N, 86° 59' 0.12" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1-83 Wilson St NE, Decatur AL 35601, US|
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