Augustus Hurt House
200 yds. N.E. stood the plantation residence of Augustus F. Hurt (1830-1921), built 1858 and razed by Federal forces, 1864; erroneously cited in Official Records as the Howard house.
July 22, 1864. 4th & 23d A.C. troops, in line with Federal advances on Atlanta, occupied this hill, having marched via old Williams Mill Rd. Sherman, together with Howard & Schofield, maintained command posts here during the afternoon while McPherson´s Army
of the Tennessee fought defensively at & S. of the Ga. R.R. where two of Hood´s corps (CSA) attacked it. Here, McPherson´s body was brought from battlefield enroute to burial at Clyde, Ohio.
||Georgia Historic Commission
This monument is
visible from the road. It is located at
N 33° 46.007 W 84° 21.3486.
To reach this monument:
Carter Presidential Center parking lot, 441 John Lewis Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA
Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Atlanta Battlefield.
There are 15 monuments nearby.
(approx. 0.6 miles away) ; Brig. Gen. A.M. Manigault's Brigade
(approx. 0.7 miles away) ; Brown's & Clayton's Divs.
(approx. 0.8 miles away) ; Benton's & Coltart's Brigades
(approx. 0.9 miles away) ; Attack from the West
(approx. 1.4 miles away) ; McPherson's Last Ride
(approx. 1.6 miles away) ; McPherson Memorial
(approx. 1.8 miles away) ; Mersy's Brigade
(approx. 1.8 miles away) ; Historic Ground-1864
(approx. 1.8 miles away) ; Death of McPherson
(approx. 1.8 miles away) ; Fuller's Division 16th A.C.
(approx. 1.8 miles away) ; Cleburne's Division in the Federal Rear
(approx. 1.8 miles away) ; Cleburne Outflanked Left Wing, 17th A.C.
(approx. 1.9 miles away) ; An Unexpected Clash
(approx. 1.9 miles away) ; Battle of Atlanta Began Here
(approx. 2 miles away) ; Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.
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