Monument

Brig. Gen. A.M. Manigault's Brigade

Battle of Atlanta



Brig. Gen. A.M. Manigault's Brigade, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on
1. Brig. Gen. A.M. Manigault's Brigade
 
Inscription:
Brig. Gen. A.M. Manigault's Brigade

On July 22nd 1864,
Brig. Gen. A.M. Manigault´s brigade, Hindman´s Div. Cheatham´s Corps, advanced
eastward from the Atlanta fortifications against the Federal 15th Corps
posted at DeGress Ave., halted here in this ravine to reform their line,
preparatory to the assault that resulted in the breaking the
Federal line and capturing DeGress Battery.

Erected by the Old Guard of Atlanta -- 1934
Dedicated by Camp Gordon S.C.V.




Brig. Gen. A.M. Manigault's Brigade, click photo to enlarge.
By David Seibert, on
2. Brig. Gen. A.M. Manigault's Brigade
The Springvale Park marker stands behind the marker to Brig. Gen. A.M. Manigault's Brigade. 


Classification
Allegiance: Confederate
Type: Marker
Level: Brigade
Military Arm: Infantry




Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 33° 45.379  W 84° 21.435. Map it



To reach this monument:
In Springvale Park at Edgewood Ave and Waverly Way, Atlanta, GA.
Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
ravine





Comments about this monument:
This is a old carved stone marker.


 

By David Seibert, on 2020-09-23
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3. Brig. Gen. A.M. Manigault's Brigade
The path leads down into the ravine.
 
 

By David Seibert, on 2020-09-23
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4. Brig. Gen. A.M. Manigault's Brigade
 
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on August 29, 2020. This page has been viewed 77 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 1 time(s) since then. The page was last updated by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on September 22, 2020. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on August 29, 2020. Photos: 1 was submitted on 08/29/2020 by Byron Hooks; 2, 3, 4 were submitted on 09/23/2020 by Byron Hooks.


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