Historic Markers Across Georgia

Outer Line of the Atlanta Defense

Marker ID: UDC 
Location: At the Peachtree Christian Church on Peachtree St. at Spring St., Atlanta, GA
County: Fulton
Coordinates: N 33° 47.820    W 084° 23.352
  33.797    -84.3892
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: WM6R1Y
Outer Line of the Atlanta Defense Marker  


At this point on July 18, 1864, the outer line of the Atlanta Defense was constructed.
On July, 20, 1864, troops of Lieut. Gen Wm. J. Hardee´s Corps
advanced northward from this line to attack troops of
Brig., Gen. John Newton´s Division of the Federal Fourth Corps,
Posted north of Collier Road.

Erected by the Old Guard of Atlanta
Dedicated by the Atlanta Chapter U.D.C.