Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The left of Featherstonís brigade [CS], swept N. across the road, driving & pursuing the 22d Wis. down the slope, only to be assailed in turn by Coburnís regiments advancing from the ravine, aided by the left of Harrisonís & the right of Woodís brigades.
Featherston withdrew to the barricades at the road, but a lack of support on right & left forced his withdrawal.
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-36.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 48.383′ N, 84° 23.942′ 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 least 8 other markers are Wood's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Featherstonís Brigade (a few steps from this marker); The Mississippi Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Montgomery Fy. Rd. (approx. 0.2 miles away); 33d N.J. State Flag (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gap in Federal Line (approx. 0.2 miles away); Collier's Mill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harrisonís Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Regarding Coburn'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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