Ardmore in Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Mississippi Brigade
Featherston’s [CS] assault struck the fronts of Coburn’s & Wood’s brigades [US] in the ravine N. of Collier Rd. ~ his right regts. vainly attempting to enter a gap between Wood’s & Kimball’s brigades, in which action Col. J.L. Drake, 33d Miss. was slain. Repelled by counter-assaults, brigade withdrew S. of rd., which the Federals held against repeated attempts to retake it.
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-33.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
Location. 33° 48.503′ N, 84° 23.878′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. It is in Ardmore. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30309, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coburn's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wood's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Featherston’s Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gap in Federal Line (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Montgomery Fy. Rd. (approx. ¼ mile away); Hardee at Peachtree Creek (approx. ¼ mile away); Collier's Mill (approx. ¼ mile away); Harrison’s Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Regarding The Mississippi Brigade. These skirmishes were part of the Battle of Peachtree Creek.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 8, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,015 times since then and 126 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 31, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.