Scott's Brigade

Scott's Brigade (HMJIH)

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

N 33° 48.609', W 84° 24.147'

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On the high hill 500 yds. S. of Collier Rd. the left of Scott's brigade (27th, 35th &49th Ala., & 12th La.) Loring's div. [CS] dislodged Geary's outpost, [US] the 33d N.J. regt. & captured its flag.

Pressing forward, the left of Scott's line [CS] moved toward Geary's batteries at Collier Rd., while the right of it, diverted by gun-fire, crossed Tanyard Branch & the road & continued down the slope N. ~ in effect, flanking Geary's two batteries 300 yds. westward.

This surprise assault by Scott, had it been in greater force, might have driven a wedge in the center of the Federal line; outnumbered, it was driven back S. of the road.
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HM NumberHMJIH
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number060-37
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 9:45am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 740442 N 3744140
Decimal Degrees33.81015000, -84.40245000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.609', W 84° 24.147'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 36.54" N, 84° 24' 8.82" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 462-480 Collier Rd NW, Atlanta GA 30309, US
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