Manigault's Brigade

Manigault's Brigade (HM6ME)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30307 Fulton County
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N 33° 45.509', W 84° 21.118'

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July 22, 1864. Manigault's brigade, Brown's div., Cheatham's A.C. (CS) attacked this sector where Martin's & Lightburn's brigades were posted astride the Decatur rd. & the Ga. R.R. cut.Manigault's troops broke the Federal line at the cut, thereby forcing the withdrawal of Lightburn & Martin from this sector of the entrenched line of Logan's 15th corps.

A counter assault by Lightburn & Martin, together with Manny's 16th A.C. brigade (brought up from the battlefield area S. of the R.R.), recovered the Federal line & the DeGress battery which Manigault's men had seized but had not be able to remove.
HM NumberHM6ME
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number060-93
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 6:59pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 745263 N 3738528
Decimal Degrees33.75848333, -84.35196667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 45.509', W 84° 21.118'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 45' 30.54" N, 84° 21' 7.08" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1062-1100 DeKalb Ave NE, Atlanta GA 30307, US
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