Surrender of Atlanta, September 2, 1864



LOCATION : NE corner of Northside Drive and Marietta Street

Georgia Historical Commission Marker 060-126



Surrender of Atlanta, September 2, 1864

Gen. Hood with Stewarts A.C. and the Georgia Militia, withdrew from Atlanta September1, 1864. At this point Mayor M. Calhoun, with a committee, tendered the surrender of the city to Col. John Coburn, asking protection for citizens and property.



Description from Franklin Garrett's Atlanta And Environs Vol. I - Surrender of Atlanta : p 633-638

Background of Civil War Activity -Sherman's Advance from Dalton to Atlanta

Background of Civil War activity -The Campaign for Atlanta

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