Fort McPherson (2)
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Fort McPherson (2) (1867-1881, 1885-2011) - First established as McPherson Barracks in 1867. Named after Major General James Birdseye McPherson (Cullum 1579), U.S. Civil War Veteran, killed at the Battle for Atlanta, 22 Jul 1864. The original post was closed in 1881, a new post was built in 1885 and named for General McPherson in 1886. Officially closed 15 Sep 2011.
Fort McPherson (2) History
Officially closed 15 Sep 2011.
Location: East Point, Fulton County, Georgia.
Maps & Images
Lat: 33.712703 Long: -84.430854
- Roberts, Robert B., Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States, Macmillan, New York, 1988, 10th printing, ISBN 0-02-926880-X, page 229
Visited: 9 Jul 2010
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