The Federal Forces Engaged/The Confederate Forces Engaged

The Federal Forces Engaged/The Confederate Forces Engaged (HM1MWJ)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30318 Fulton County
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N 33° 48.628', W 84° 24.185'

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The Battle of Peachtree Creek

— Tablet #2 —

The Federal Forces Engaged
(Sherman's right wing)


The Army of the Cumberland Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas
Fourth Corps*
2nd Division Brig. Gen. John Newton
(Kimball's, Blake's and Bradley's brigades)
Fourteenth Corps**
1st Division
1st Brigade Col. Anson G. McCook
Twentieth Corps Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker
1st Division Brig. Gen. A.S. Williams
(Knipe's, Ruger's and Roberson's brigades)
2nd Division Brig. Gen. John W. Geary
(Candy's, Jones' and Ireland's brigades)
3rd Division Brig. Gen. Wm. T. Ward
(Harrison's, Coburn's and Wood's brigades)
Estimated strength of troops actually engaged: 21,153
Actual losses (killed, wounded and missing): 1,779
*Less 1st and 3rd divisions. **One brigade only.

The Confederate Forces Engaged
(Hardee's and Stewart's corps)


The Army of Tennessee Gen. John B. Hood
Hardee's Corps Lieut. Gen. Wm. J. Hardee
Maney's Division* Brig. Gen. George Maney
(Maney's, Wright's, Strah's and Vaughan's brigades)
Walker's Division Maj. Gen. Wm. H. T. Walker
(Mercer's, Gist's and Steven's brigades)
Bate's Division Maj. Gen. Wm. B. Bate
(Tyler's, Lewis' and Finley's brigades)
Stewart's Corps Lieut. Gen. Alex. P. Stewart
Loring's Division Maj. Gen. Wm. W. Loring
(Featherson's and Scott's brigades)
Walthall's Division Maj. Gen. Edward C. Walthall
(Cantey's and Reynolds' brigades)
Estimated strength of troops actually engaged: 18,455
Estimated losses (killed, wounded and missing): 4,796
*Actually Cheatham's. Maj. Gen. B. F. Cheatham was in temporary
command of Hood's Corps, east of Atlanta
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HM NumberHM1MWJ
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Year Placed1964
Placed ByGeorgia Historic Commission - Georgia Civil War Centennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 740382 N 3744173
Decimal Degrees33.81046667, -84.40308333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.628', W 84° 24.185'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 37.68" N, 84° 24' 11.1" W
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Area Code(s)770, 404, 678
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Northside Beltline Trail, Atlanta GA 30318, US
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