Monument

During the Battle of Decatur

Battle of Atlanta



During the Battle of Decatur Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Mark Hilton, on November 10, 2019
1. During the Battle of Decatur Marker
 

Inscription:
During the
Battle of Decatur
July 22nd, 1864
there was hot fighting in and
around the old courthouse which
stood on this square.

Wheeler´s Calvary made a gallant
charge here and captured a
battery of federal artillery
with officers and men.

Erected by
Agnes Lee Chapter
United Daughters of the Confederacy

1922



During the Battle of Decatur Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Ken Moser, on 2009/08/01 15:29:03
2. During the Battle of Decatur Marker
 




Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 33° 46.518  W 84° 17.793. Map it


To reach this monument:
At the old Decatur Courthouse, on East Court Square 0.1 miles south of Ponce de Leon Avenue, Decatur, GA.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Atlanta Battlefield.

There are 9 monuments nearby.

Bate's Battle Line (approx. 2.6 miles away) ; Rice's Brigade (approx. 2.7 miles away) ; Battle of Atlanta Began Here (approx. 2.7 miles away) ; An Unexpected Clash (approx. 2.8 miles away) ; Mersy's Brigade (approx. 2.9 miles away) ; Death of General Walker (approx. 3 miles away) ; Gen. Walker Monument (approx. 3 miles away) ; Terry's Mill Pond (approx. 3 miles away) ; Bate's Division at Terry's Mill Pond (approx. 3 miles away) ; Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.







Comments about this monument:
This plaque is mounted to a stone at the old Decatur Courthouse.


During the Battle of Decatur Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Mark Hilton, on November 10, 2019
3. During the Battle of Decatur Marker
Marker at the 1898 built courthouse (later extensively rebuilt after a fire in 1916). 



Classification:
Allegiance: Confederate
Type: Tablet (plaque)
Level: Division
Military Arm: Cavalry


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on August 30, 2020. This page has been viewed 10 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on August 30, 2020. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 08/30/2020 by Byron Hooks.


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