Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Manigault's brigade, followed by Sharp’s, were north of the R.R.; Coltart's & Benton’s S. of it.
Manigault’s brigade halted in a ravine to reform its line while Coltart’s brigade, S. of the R.R. came up abreast. Resuming the charge, Manigault’s 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.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 45.39′ N, 84° 21.439′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Waverly Way and Edgewood Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Waverly 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. Manigault’s Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Brown’s & Clayton’s Divs. (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Baker's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site: The Pope House (approx. ¼ mile away); The 15th Corps Sector (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Railroad Cut (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.
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