Route taken by Lt. Gen. Van. J. Hardee’s Corps and Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler’s Cavalry on its flanking march to the rear of McPherson’s Army of the Tennessee, night of July 21, 1864, which resulted in the Battle of Atlanta on the 22d
Same route was taken by Stewart’s Corps when Atlanta was evacuated, Sept. 1st, 1864.
A portion of Sherman’s Army, moving into the city from Jonesboro, came in on this road.
(Capitol Ave – some conspicuous place near Capital – State Highway Bldg. for instance)