Wilbur Kurtz’s Archival Description:
(10) Spelman College. Estabilished 1881; moved to part of this area in 1883. Site used as Militia Muster Grounds, 1836-1863. Site of Confederate Rifle and Cartridge Factory 1863-1865. The Military Barracks of Fort McPherson established here in 1865 – occupied site until 1885.
(Some prominent part of Spelman Campus Leonard St. or Ella St. front)