Historic Markers Across Georgia



Flankers Road



Marker ID: GHM 031-AGD-6
Location: Security Checkpoint on Hood Avenue, Fort Gillem
County: Clayton
Coordinates: N 33° 36.983    W 084° 20.225
  33.616383    -84.33708
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMNRTG
Flankers Road  Marker
Photo by David Seibert



Text:

Commemorating action of General Iverson´s cavalrymen of Wheeler´s Corps in this vicinity who attempted to protect the railhead of Macon & Western Railroad for retreating Confederate troops after the fall of Atlanta.

GHM 031-AGD-6 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1957




Flankers Road
Photo by David Seibert


Notes:

At Fort Gillem, access is restricted. Fort Gillem, is now owned by the City of Forest Park.

 

031-AGD-6