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Cleburne's & Maney's Divs.

 
 
Cleburne's & Maney's Divs. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Felch Dumas, July 22, 2008
1. Cleburne's & Maney's Divs. Marker
Inscription. July 22, 1864. These troops, with Walker’s and Bate’s divs., Hardee’s A.C. (CS) made a 15-mi. night march from Atlanta to attack the rear of McPherson’s Army of the Tenn. (US) posted on Flat Shoals Road in East Atlanta. Cleburne’s & Maney’s move N.W. up Flat Shoals Rd. struck, not the rear but the left flank, of the Fed. 17th A.C. where its line bent eastward.

Cleburne’s four brigades were deployed on & eastward of the road; Maney’s four brigades, W. of it. The immediate area was heavily wooded. Their attack was made somewhat later than Walker’s and Bate’s, 1 mile E. in the valley of Sugar Creek near Terry’s Mill Pond.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 044-62.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 44.046′ N, 84° 20.422′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in DeKalb County. Marker is at the intersection of Flat Shoals Avenue and Ormewood Avenue on Flat Shoals Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30316, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maney's Div. in the Battle of Atlanta (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cleburne Outflanked Left Wing, 17th A.C.
Cleburne's & Maney's Divs. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Felch Dumas, July 22, 2008
2. Cleburne's & Maney's Divs. Marker
View of the marker northwest towards Glenwood Avenue and Leggett's Hill
(approx. half a mile away); Cleburne's Div. in the Federal Rear (approx. 0.6 miles away); Historic Ground --1864 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Death of McPherson (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bate's Div. at Terry's Mill Pond (approx. 0.8 miles away); Terry's Mill Pond (approx. 0.9 miles away); Death of General Walker (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,027 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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