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Site of the Confederate Commissary – Atlanta, GA.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 33° 45.406 W 084° 23.284
16S E 741923 N 3738252
Quick Description: Site of the Confederate Commissary in Atlanta, GA, during the years 1863 – 64. The Candler Building built by Coca-Cola magnate Asa Griggs Candler where John Wesley Dobbs Ave joins Peachtree Street now occupies this location.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 7/3/2010 11:07:53 AM
Waymark Code: WM95RZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
Views: 6

Long Description:
Site of the Confederate Commissary in Atlanta, GA, during the years 1863 – 64. The Candler Building built by Coca-Cola magnate Asa Griggs Candler where John Wesley Dobbs Ave joins Peachtree Street now occupies this location.

This is a small plaque located on the side of the Candler building noting the hsitory of the spot.

The following is from Atlanta and Environs, A Chronicle of Its people and Events
Volume 1 – page 551
By Franklin M. Garrett
Published by the University Press, Athens

“The strategic location of Atlanta as a center of transportation within the Confederacy inspired the establishment therein of numerous confederate army service headquarters and depots.”

“The Commissary Department headquarters, as previously noted were in a framed structure at Peachtree, Pryor and Houston (now John Wesley Dobbs Ave) streets on the present site of the Candler Building.”

Address:
127 Peachtree St
Atlanta, GA 30303
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