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Siege of Atlanta

THIS LINE OF BREASTWORKS 
IS A REMNANT OF THE CITY FORTIFICATIONS 
OCCUPIED BY CONFEDERATE FORCES DURING 
THE SIEGE OF ATLANTA 
JULY 22 - AUGUST 1864
THE LINE, WHICH COMPLETELY ENCIRCLED THE 
CITY, AGGREGATED 12 MILES OF RIFLE PITS 
AND FORTS CONSTRUCTION OF WHICH WAS DE- 
SIGNED AND SUPERVISED BY 
CAPT. LEMUEL P. GRANT 
WHO, IN 1883 DONATED THE ORIGINAL 100 ACRES
OF THIS AREA FOR A CITY PARK. 

ERECTED BY THE ATLANTA LADIES MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION 
MRS. ARTHUR McD. WILSON, JR., PRESIDENT

1938

INSCRIPTION BY WILBUR C KURTZ.

Submitted by @drewlennon

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