Cleburne's Div. in the Federal Rear

Cleburne's Div. in the Federal Rear (HM63C)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30316 Dekalb County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 44.535', W 84° 20.584'

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July 22, 1864. Cleburne's 3 brigades, (CS) after over-running the Federal left (at Glenwood), moved on the rear of its line facing W. on Flat Shoals Rd., at the same time Maney's div. (CS) attached its front. Beset on both sides Giles Smith's 17th A.C. div (US) was swept N. to Leggett's Hill. Cleburne not only outflanked Smith's div., but forced Fuller's troops, on the rt. To withdraw to a line E. of Leggett's Hill.In the move towards Leggett's Hill, Cleburne's troops captured 8 Federal guns of the 2d Ill. & 2d U.S. Artillery. Gen. McPherson (US) was killed in front of Cleburne's skirmish line.
HM NumberHM63C
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number044-65
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 12:36am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 746134 N 3736749
Decimal Degrees33.74225000, -84.34306667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 44.535', W 84° 20.584'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 44' 32.10" N, 84° 20' 35.04" W
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Area Code(s)770, 404, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1361 Metropolitan Ave SE, Atlanta GA 30316, US
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