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Confederate Army Command Changed GHM 060-3
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
N 33° 47.017 W 084° 25.086
16S E 739066 N 3741160
Quick Description: Confederate Army Command Changed GHM 060-3 Mead Paper Co, 950 West Marietta, Atlanta. Also a UDC monument of cannon balls.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 10/6/2007 10:53:49 PM
Waymark Code: WM2BAY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 101

Long Description:

Confederate Army Command Changed

Near here the command and tactics of the
Confederate Army were changed July 18th 1864.

Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman (Union) had been
trying for months to force Gen. Joseph E.
Johnston (CSA) to abandon delaying tactics and
and face overwhelming odds in open battle. Gen.
John Bell Hood took command of the Confederate Army
on the above date and darlingly went out to meet the
Union forces. Atlanta fell after bitter fighting. There are 55
original Confederate cannon balls in the adjacent U.D.C.
marker.

060- 03 1953

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 060 - 03

Date: 1953

Sponsor: Not listed

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