Noon Under the Trees
July 22, 1864. Gen. McPherson & staff spent the forenoon in conference at Sherman´s headquarters & inspecting Army of the Tenn. lines. Noon found them in an oak grove just S. of the R.R. where they were joined at luncheon by Logan & Blair, each with his staff.
While here, McPherson wrote & dispatched an order to Dodge regarding the destruction of the Ga. R.R. This pleasant respite of discussion & cigars was broken by volley firing to the S.E. The battle of Atlanta had begun.
All mounted & rode away. McPherson, sending most of his staff on various missions, galloped toward the sound of the guns.
||Georgia Historical Commission
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N 33° 45.717 W 84° 20.493.
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The marker is located at DeKalb Avenue at Whitefoord Avenue, Atlanta, GA
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(approx. 0.8 miles away) ; Sweeny's March South
(approx. 0.9 miles away) ; Augustus Hurt House
(approx. 0.9 miles away) ; Springvale Park
(approx. 1 miles away) ; Brig. Gen. A.M. Manigault's Brigade
(approx. 1 miles away) ; Baker's Brigade
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