Cleburne's & Maney's Divs.

Battle of Atlanta

Cleburne's & Maney's Divs., click photo to enlarge.
By Ken Moser, on
1. Cleburne's & Maney's Divs.

Cleburne's & Maney's Divs.

July 22, 1864. These troops, with Walker´s and Bate´s divs., Hardee´s A.C. (CSA) made a 15-mi. night march from Atlanta to attack the rear of McPherson´s Army of the Tenn. (USA) posted on Flat Shoals Road in East Atlanta. Cleburne´s & Maney´s move N.W. up Flat Shoals Rd. struck, not the rear but the left flank, of the Fed. 17th A.C. where its line bent eastward.

Cleburne´s four brigades were deployed on & eastward of the road; Maney´s four brigades, W. of it. The immediate area was heavily wooded. Their attack was made somewhat later than Walker´s and Bate´s, 1 mile E. in the valley of Sugar Creek near Terry´s Mill Pond.

044-62 Georgia Historical Commission 1956

Distinguishing numbers/markings on the plaque:
GHM 044-62

Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 33° 44.043  W 84° 20.418. Map it

To reach this monument:
Marker is at the intersection of Flat Shoals Avenue and Ormewood Avenue on Flat Shoals Avenue, Atlanta, GA.

Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Atlanta Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Maney's Div. in the Battle of Atlanta (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Cleburne Outflanked Left Wing, 17th A.C. (approx. 0.5 miles away) ; Cleburne's Division in the Federal Rear (approx. 0.6 miles away) ; Fuller's Division 16th A.C. (approx. 0.7 miles away) ; McPherson Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away) ; Death of McPherson (approx. 0.7 miles away) ; Historic Ground-1864 (approx. 0.7 miles away) ; Walker's Division in Sugar Creek Valley (approx. 0.7 miles away) ; Bate's Division at Terry's Mill Pond (approx. 0.8 miles away) ; Terry's Mill Pond (approx. 0.9 miles away) ; Death of General Walker (approx. 0.9 miles away) ; Gen. Walker Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away) ; Leggett's Hill (approx. 0.9 miles away) ; McPherson's Last Ride (approx. 0.9 miles away) ; Mersy's Brigade (approx. 1 miles away) ; Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.

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


This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on August 30, 2020. This page has been viewed 81 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on August 30, 2020. Photos: 1 was submitted on 08/30/2020 by Byron Hooks.