The hospital is storing the relic erected by the Atlanta Historical Society in 1944 during construction. Etched into the monument is a dedication to the battle’s participants on “the 80th anniversary of the first of four conflicts for the possession of Atlanta.”
The other side of the Battle of Peachtree Creek monument being stored during construction by Piedmont Healthcare.
It will be put back up in a new area close to the entrance off Peachtree Road. The location was “carefully considered based on the functional needs and design of the building,” based on available space, Battey’s statement said.
The stone marker for Captain Evan Howell’s battery, owned by the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
The other sign, a 1919 stone marker for Captain Evan Howell's battery, is owned by the United Daughters of the Confederacy. The organization moved the monument into storage last summer.
The hospital has offered UDC the option to return it once construction is complete in an area close to the Battle of Peachtree Creek monument.
Jane Brady, UDC Georgia Division President, confirmed the marker will be returned at that time.
This article has been updated.
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