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Gen. Cleburne's Headquarters - GHM 060-88 - Fulton Co., GA
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N 33° 47.290 W 084° 26.212
16S E 737316 N 3741621
Quick Description: Gen. Cleburne's Headquarters state historic marker locate on Johnson Rd just west of Perry Blvd and Marietta Rd, Atlanta.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 5/13/2009 1:09:00 PM
Waymark Code: WM6CG7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
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Long Description:

Gen. Cleburne's Headquarters


On hill 200 yards west stood the Anti-bellum residents of Archibald Whitehead, headquarters of General Patrick R. Cleburne, [Confederate] July 10-18, 1864.

After withdraw of Johnston´s army to this side of the river, night of July 9, his forces were posted at various points in this vicinity until Federal movements determined defensive measures. When ascertained, Johnson´s preparations for defense were disrupted by his relief of army command, night of July 17, and the appointment of Hood as his successor.

July 18, Cleburne´s division and the rest of Hardee´s A.C. were shifted to the valley of Peachtree creek between Peachtree and Howell Mill Roads.

GHM 060-88 - Georgia Historical Commission - 1988

Gen. Cleburne's Headquarters

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 060-88

Date: 1988

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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