Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Scott’s [CS] assaulting line was broken by Geary’s artillery fire; the left of the brigade attempting to seize the guns while the right was diverted to the eastward of Tanyard Branch, where its threat to outflank both Harrison & Geary failed for lack of numbers.
Benjamin Harrison was the 23d President, U.S.
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-40A.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 48.612′ N, 84° 24.136′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Collier Road and Redland Road NW, on the right when traveling west on Collier Road. Touch for map. The marker is in a small park on Collier Road, marked by the millstones from Collier's Mill. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30309, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Collier's Mill (a few steps from this marker); Scott's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); The Federal Forces Engaged/The Confederate Forces Engaged (within shouting distance of this marker); The Federal Advance (within shouting distance of this marker); The Federal Advance, Cont./The Change of Command (within shouting distance of this marker); The Confederate Attack (within shouting distance of this marker); The Confederate Attack, Cont. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Peachtree Creek (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 26, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,119 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 26, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.