Baker's Brigade

Battle of Atlanta

Baker's Brigade, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2007/11/12 14:13:38
1. Baker's Brigade

Baker's Brigade

July 22, 1864. Baker´s Alabama brigade (Col. J.H. Higley comdg.), Clayton´s div., Cheatham´s A.C., (CSA) was diverted N.E. in Clayton´s attack on the 15th A.C. eastward, thus forming the extreme left of the line extending S. to Glenwood Ave. Higley´s troops faced the right sector of the 15th A.C. held by 2 brigades of Woods´ div. on the S. slope of Copenhill. A gap of 250 yds. in the swampy area of Clear Creek valley, separated Woods from the right of Morgan Smith´s div. where the DeGress battery was posted.

Woods´ flank attack on Manigault´s line at the Troup Hurt house not only retrieved the battery, but forced Baker´s brigade to withdraw.

060-101 Georgia Historical Commission 1956

Baker's Brigade, click photo to enlarge.
By David Seibert, on August 9, 2008
2. Baker's Brigade
Baker's Brigade Marker in Springvale Park 

Distinguishing numbers/markings on the plaque:
GHM 060-101

Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 33° 45.520  W 84° 21.492. Map it

To reach this monument:
Marker is on Waverly Way 0.1 miles north of Edgewood Avenue, Atlanta, GA

Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Atlanta Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Brig. Gen. A.M. Manigault's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Brown's & Clayton's Divs. (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Benton's & Coltart's Brigades (approx. 0.5 miles away) ; Augustus Hurt House (approx. 0.6 miles away) ; Attack from the West (approx. 0.9 miles away) ; McPherson's Last Ride (approx. 1.3 miles away) ; McPherson Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away) ; Death of McPherson (approx. 1.4 miles away) ; Historic Ground-1864 (approx. 1.4 miles away) ; Cleburne's Division in the Federal Rear (approx. 1.4 miles away) ; Fuller's Division 16th A.C. (approx. 1.5 miles away) ; Cleburne Outflanked Left Wing, 17th A.C. (approx. 1.5 miles away) ; Mersy's Brigade (approx. 1.5 miles away) ; Maney's Div. in the Battle of Atlanta (approx. 1.6 miles away) ; An Unexpected Clash (approx. 1.7 miles away) ; Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.

Baker's Brigade, click photo to enlarge.
By David Seibert, on August 9, 2008
3. Baker's Brigade

Allegiance: Confederate
Type: Tablet (plaque)
Level: Brigade
Military Arm: Combined Arms


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