Federal Crossings

Federal Crossings (HMOR3)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30318 Fulton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 49.417', W 84° 24.959'

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Opposition by Confederate forces to Federal crossings of Peachtree Cr., were more formidable westward than eastward, because of high, wooded ridges on the south bank. Two days of severe conflict were required by the 14th Corps [US] to effect lodgments on this side.

July 19, 1864. Two brigades forced a passage at the mouth of Green Bone Cr., 5 mi. W., supported by a third beyond Nancy's Cr. Two brigades of Baird's div. managed a night crossing at Howell's Mills on an improvised bridge.

July 20. Johnson's entire div. [US] followed Baird, & 1.5 mi. W., Morgan's brigade after a 24 hour fight at Moore's Mill, gained the high bluff.
HM NumberHMOR3
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number060-53
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 9:31pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 739151 N 3745602
Decimal Degrees33.82361667, -84.41598333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 49.417', W 84° 24.959'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 49' 25.02" N, 84° 24' 57.54" W
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Area Code(s)770, 404, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2487-2573 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta GA 30318, US
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