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Old Mt. Zion Church - GHM 060-49 – Fulton Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 33° 48.621 W 084° 24.766
16S E 739486 N 3744138
Quick Description: Old Mt. Zion Church State Historical Marker located on the east side of Howell Mill Rd just North of I-75 interchange, Atlanta, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 11/18/2007 1:21:55 PM
Waymark Code: WM2KZ3
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
Views: 30

Long Description:

OLD MT. ZION CHURCH

In 1864, Mt. Zion Baptist Church stood on the site of the North Side Park Baptist Church.

July 20. The skirmish line of Walthall’s division, Stewards A.C. [Confederate] was astride Howell Mill Road just N. of the church when Reynolds' and O'Neals brigades [Confederate] moved up in columns from their intrenched lines (.3 mi. S.), they deployed at the skirmish line ~ Reynolds W. of the road; O'Neal E. of it and advanced on the Federal infantry posted at Collier Rd. & N. of the deep ravine.

In the church yard are monuments to H.H. Embry (1805-1877), pioneer resident of this vicinity , &serg’t W, R. Moore, 1st GA. Reg’t., Wheeler’s Cav. Killed N. of Peachtree Creek, July 17, 1864.

GHM 060-49 - Georgia Historical Commission - 1955


Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 060-49

Date: 1955

Sponsor: Not listed

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