(77) Site of one of the Forts in the line of city defense works during the siege of Atlanta

Wilbur Kurtz Archival Description:

July 22d – Aug 25th, 1864. Here was posted Capt. Overton W. Barret’s Missouri battery. 

(This is the high hill south of Bankhead Highway viaduct over Railroad) 

Newspaper Description:

282 Moreland Ave., S. E Koch Residence. Leggett’s Hall. A crucial point in the Battle of Atlanta. See bronze tablet on gate post.

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