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Inman Park in Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Springvale Park

 
 
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Photographed By David Seibert, September 10, 2010
1. Springvale Park Marker
Inscription.  July 22, 1864. Brig. Gen. John C. Brownís div. of Chathamís A.C. [CS] moved astride the Georgia R.R., E. from the Atlanta fortifications to attack the Federals at the Troup Hurt house.

Manigault's brigade, followed by Sharpís, were north of the R.R.; Coltart's & Bentonís S. of it.

Manigaultís brigade halted in a ravine to reform its line while Coltartís brigade, S. of the R.R. came up abreast. Resuming the charge, Manigaultís men ascended the slope to & beyond the Pope house, penetrating the Federal line at the railroad cut & seizing the Illinois batteries. A remnant of the ravine is still visible in Springvale Park.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-91.)
 
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. A significant historical date for this entry is July 22, 1908.
 
Location. 33° 45.39′ N, 84° 21.439′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. It is in Inman Park. Marker is at the intersection of
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Waverly Way and Edgewood Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Waverly Way. The marker is below street level in the park, and can be difficult to see from the street. Steps lead from the Edgewoood Avenue/Waverly Way intersection to the marker. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30307, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brig. Gen. A. M. Manigaultís Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Brownís & Claytonís Divs. (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Baker's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Railroad Cut (approx. ľ mile away); Site: The Pope House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The 15th Corps Sector (approx. 0.3 miles away); Manigault's Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); The DeGress Battery (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Springvale Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, September 10, 2010
2. Springvale Park Marker
In Springvale Park
Springvale Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, September 10, 2010
3. Springvale Park Marker
Waverly Way (street level) can just be seen up to the left
Springvale Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, September 10, 2010
4. Springvale Park Marker
The trail on the right leads down to the ravine.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 8, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,483 times since then and 158 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 12, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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