Ward's Div. Deployed

Ward's Div. Deployed (HMARG)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30309 Fulton County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 48.897', W 84° 23.853'

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July 20, 1864. Gen. W. T. Ward's 3rd div., 20th A.C., having crossed the creek at Peachtree Road, moved to the low ground at stream-side, its three brigands aligned westward, facing S.

From East to West were Wood's, Coburn's and Harrison's brigades. Wood's left joined Newton's 4th A.C. div. on Peachtree Rd.; Harrison's right rested at Tanyard Branch; Coburn's at center.

South of the flat were two parallel ridges, separated by a ravine. Ward's troops [US] advanced to the first ridge from which they met the attack by Hood's forces [CS] from the S., topping the rise on the 2d ridge where Collier Rd. is located, & descending toward the ravine.
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HM NumberHMARG
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number060-32
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 10:17pm PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] DAVID RAINEY II  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 740882 N 3744684
Decimal Degrees33.81495000, -84.39755000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.897', W 84° 23.853'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 53.82" N, 84° 23' 51.18" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 223 N Colonial Homes Cir NW, Atlanta GA 30309, US
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