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. 




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.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Atlanta Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Springvale Park (Is only 69 feet away) ; Brown's & Clayton's Divs. (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Baker's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Site: The Pope House (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; The Railroad Cut (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Manigault's Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; The DeGress Battery (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Benton's & Coltart's Brigades (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Harrow's Div. 15th A.C. (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Federal Signal Station (approx. 0.5 miles away) ; Restoring the Line (approx. 0.7 miles away) ; Attack from the West (approx. 0.7 miles away) ; Augustus Hurt House (approx. 0.7 miles away) ; Leggett's Hill (approx. 0.9 miles away) ; Noon Under the Trees (approx. 1 miles away) ; Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.


Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
ravine






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


Brig. Gen. A.M. Manigault's Brigade, click photo to enlarge.
By David Seibert, on
3. Brig. Gen. A.M. Manigault's Brigade
The path leads down into the ravine. 
Brig. Gen. A.M. Manigault's Brigade, click photo to enlarge.
By David Seibert, on
4. Brig. Gen. A.M. Manigault's Brigade
 



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


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on August 29, 2020. This page has been viewed 25 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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