Wood's Brigade

Wood's Brigade (HMAOU)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30309 Fulton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 48.386', W 84° 23.95'

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Col. James Wood's brigade, Ward's div., [US] was the left of the 20th A.C. line. It was posted in the ravine N. of Collier Rd. where its left joined Kimball's brigade. Newton's div. 4th A.C. Featherston's [CS] attack was delayed by skirmishers while Wood deployed his 4 regts. to meet it ~ a counter-assault that drove the Mississippians up the slope. An attempt to penetrate the Fed. line between Wood & Kimball was prevented by the 73d & 55th Ohio regts.

Driven to & S. of the road, Featherston made an effort to dislodge Wood's troops from rail barricades there, but lack of support on his left and right forced his withdrawal.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number060-34
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 6:46am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 740756 N 3743735
Decimal Degrees33.80643333, -84.39916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.386', W 84° 23.95'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 23.16" N, 84° 23' 57.00" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1860-1886 Ardmore Rd NW, Atlanta GA 30309, US
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