Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
3 of Hardee’s divs., [CS], Bate’s, Walker’s, & Maney’s, moved from their intrenched line (.8 mi. S.) at 3:30 P.M. Walker & Maney struck the fronts of Kimball & Blake; Bate, in Clear Creek Valley outflanked Blake only to face Bradley. Kimball narrowly averted a line-break on his right by changing front & the timely support of Ward’s 20th A.C. division.
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-70.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 48.496′ N, 84° 23.584′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Brighton Road 0 miles from Peachtree Road (U.S. 19), in the median. 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 Hardee at Peachtree Creek (a few steps from this marker); Hardee’s Attack (approx. ¼ mile away); Battlefield of Peachtree Creek (approx. ¼ mile away); The Indian Trail Echota (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Montgomery Fy. Rd. (approx. ¼ mile away); The Mississippi Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); Coburn's Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Featherston’s Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Regarding Newton’s Division. These skirmishes were part of the Battle of Peachtree Creek.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 2, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 802 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 2, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.