Harrison's Brigade

Harrison's Brigade (HMARD)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30318 Fulton County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 48.612', W 84° 24.136'

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The 5 regts. of Col. Benjamin Harrison's brigade of Ward's div. (20th A.C.) [US] were N. of this ridge when the Confederate attack in this sector was made. The brigade was moved forward in support of Geary's line & deployed astride Tanyard Branch - 2 regiments west of Collier's Mill; the other 3 east of it.

Scott's [CS] assaulting line was broken by Geary's artillery fire; the left of the brigade attempting to seize the guns while the right was diverted to the eastward of Tanyard Branch, where its threat to outflank both Harrison & Geary failed for lack of numbers.

Benjamin Harrison was the 23d President, U.S.
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HM NumberHMARD
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number060-40A
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 10:15pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 740458 N 3744146
Decimal Degrees33.81020000, -84.40226667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.612', W 84° 24.136'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 36.72" N, 84° 24' 8.16" W
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Area Code(s)770, 404, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 463-473 Collier Rd NW, Atlanta GA 30318, US
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