Death of McPherson historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Death of McPherson historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--DeKalb County
Location:
United States, Georgia, DeKalb County, 33.77153, -84.22641
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: McPherson Monument at McPherson and Monument Aves. in Atlanta
Text of marker: "DEATH OF McPHERSON. The monument in the enclosure was erected by U.S. Army Engineers to mark the site where Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson was killed during the Battle of Atlanta, July 22, 1864. McPherson road S. from the Ga. R.R. when he heard firing in Sugar Cr. valley, where the rear attack by Walker's & Bate's divs. [CSA] fell upon Dodge's 16th A.C. After pausing to observe this part of the battle, he galloped toward the left of the 17th A.C. (Flat Shoals & Glenwood), on a road through the pines. At this point he was assailed by skirmishers of Cleburne's div.; [CSA] refusing to surrender he was shot while attempting to escape. 044-45 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1956"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_death-of-mcpherson
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_death-of-mcpherson
Rights Holder:
Copyright held by David Seibert. Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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