Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Driven to & S. of the road, Featherston made an effort to dislodge Wood’s troops from rail barricades there, but lack of support on his left and right forced his withdrawal.
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-34.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 48.386′ N, 84° 23.95′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Ardmore Road 0.1 miles south of Collier Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is now located at Atlanta's Ardmore Park. It was originally located on Collier Road near Ardmore Road, at the railroad bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30309, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At Coburn's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Featherston’s Brigade (a few steps from this marker); The Mississippi Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); 33d N.J. State Flag (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Montgomery Fy. Rd. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gap in Federal Line (approx. ¼ mile away); Collier's Mill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harrison’s Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Regarding Wood's Brigade. These movements were part of the Battle of Peachtree Creek, General John Bell Hood's first action after being given command of the Army of Tennessee, replacing General Joseph E. Johnston.
Also see . . . Peachtree Creek Battlefield Tour. (Submitted on February 23, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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