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Logan's 15th A.C. Line – GHM 044-40 – DeKalb Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 33° 45.658 W 084° 20.707
16S E 745891 N 3738820
Quick Description: Movements and placements of Maj. Gen. John A. Logan's A.C. July 20 - 22, 1864.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 7/27/2007 7:50:34 AM
Waymark Code: WM1XF2
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member mtn-man
Views: 33

Long Description:

July 20, 1864. Maj. Gen. John A. Logan's A.C. having camped at Decatur, moved toward Atlanta on this rd. M.L. Smith's (2d) div. was in advance; Woods' (1st) & Harrow's (4th), in reserve. At this point, 2.75 mi. from center of Atlanta, Smith's intrenched line crossed both highway & R.R. July 21. Harrow extended the line S. to connect with the 17th A.C.; Woods prolonged it N. to join the 16th A.C. That night the outer Confederate line which crossed this rd. at DeGress Ave. (.5 mi. W.), was evacuated.

July 22. Logan's troops moved up & reversed the abandoned line where they were attacked that afternoon by Cheatham's corps [CS].


Located on the north side of DeKalb Ave. between Candler and Ferguson Streets at Fire Station number 12 in Atlanta.

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 044-40

Date: 1956

Sponsor: Not listed

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