Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
3 of Hardee’s divs., [CS], Bate’s, Walker’s, & Maney’s, moved from their intrenched line (.8 mi. S.) at 3:30 P.M. Walker & Maney struck the fronts of Kimball & Blake; Bate, in Clear Creek Valley outflanked Blake only to face Bradley. Kimball narrowly averted a line-break on his right by changing front & the timely support of Ward’s 20th A.C. division.
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-70.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 48.496′ N, 84° 23.584′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Brighton Road 0 miles from Peachtree Road (U.S. 19), in the median. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30309, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hardee at Peachtree Creek (a few steps from this marker); Hardee’s Attack Battlefield of Peachtree Creek (approx. ¼ mile away); The Indian Trail Echota (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Montgomery Fy. Rd. (approx. ¼ mile away); The Mississippi Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); Coburn's Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Featherston’s Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Atlanta.
Regarding Newton’s Division. These skirmishes were part of the Battle of Peachtree Creek.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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