Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Geary’s Refused Line
The surprise attack by O’Neal [CS] struck Geary’s right flank causing him to refuse his line on a left pivot down the slope to & beyond the deep ravine northward, where it joined the left of Williams’ division on a ridge.
O’Neal’s assault & Scott’s [CS] attack at Collier’s Mill, were critical moments of the battle.
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-43.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 48.6′ N, 84° 24.467′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Northside Drive (U.S. 41) and Collier Road, on the right when traveling south on Northside Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30305, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. O’Neal’s Brigade (here, O’Neal’s Brigade at the Ravine (approx. 0.2 miles away); Reynolds’ Brigade at the Ravine (approx. 0.2 miles away); Geary’s Division (approx. ¼ mile away); On Geary's Front (approx. ¼ mile away); Williams' Div. Deployed (approx. ¼ mile away); The Battle of Peachtree Creek (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Federal Forces Engaged/The Confederate Forces Engaged (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Atlanta.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 416 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.