Monument

Cleburne Outflanked Left Wing, 17th A.C.

July 22, 1864

Battle of Atlanta



Cleburne Outflanked Left Wing, 17th A.C., click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2007/10/15 13:09:39
1. Cleburne Outflanked Left Wing, 17th A.C.
 

Inscription:
July 22, 1864. The left wing (Giles Smith’s div., 17th A.C.) of McPherson’s Army of the Tenn. (US) occupied an intrenched line on Flat Shoals Rd. between Leggett’s Hill & Glenwood, where it hooked eastward, facing to the south.

Gen. P.R. Cleburne’s three brigades, (CS) Lowrey’s, Govan’s & Smith’s (Granbury’s), struck the Federal flank at the hook, sweeping it aside by front & rear attacks, that with Maney’s div. in support finally drove the entire Federal division north to Leggett’s Hill. During this rear attack Gen. McPherson was killed by skirmishers of Smith’s Texas brigade.

044-64 Georgia Historical Commission 1956



Cleburne Outflanked Left Wing, 17th A.C., click photo to enlarge.
By David Seibert, on 2008/11/08 14:53:31
2. Cleburne Outflanked Left Wing, 17th A.C.
 



Distinguishing numbers/markings on the plaque:
GHM 044-64


Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 33° 44.437  W 84° 20.6586. Map it

Parking is available on Haas Avenue .


To reach this monument:
The marker is on Haas Avenue north of Glenwood Ave, East Atlanta, GA.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Atlanta Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Cleburne's Division in the Federal Rear (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; McPherson Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Death of McPherson (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Historic Ground-1864 (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Maney's Div. in the Battle of Atlanta (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Fuller's Division 16th A.C. (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Leggett's Hill (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Cleburne's & Maney's Divs. (approx. 0.5 miles away) ; McPherson's Last Ride (approx. 0.5 miles away) ; Mersy's Brigade (approx. 0.7 miles away) ; Attack from the West (approx. 0.7 miles away) ; Walker's Division in Sugar Creek Valley (approx. 0.8 miles away) ; An Unexpected Clash (approx. 0.9 miles away) ; Battle of Atlanta Began Here (approx. 0.9 miles away) ; Harrow's Div. 15th A.C. (approx. 1 miles away) ; Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.






Cleburne Outflanked Left Wing, 17th A.C., click photo to enlarge.
By David Seibert, on 2008/11/08 14:53:40
3. Cleburne Outflanked Left Wing, 17th A.C.
View looking east across Haas Avenue. 



Classification:
Allegiance: Confederate and Union
Type: Tablet (plaque)
Level: Division
Military Arm: Combined Arms


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on July 23, 2020. This page has been viewed 31 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 2 time(s) since then. The page was last updated by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on August 29, 2020. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on July 23, 2020. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 07/23/2020 by Byron Hooks.


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