Sept. 1, 1864. The area bounded by the McPeak house (N), the Warren house (S), the R. R. (E), & U.S. 41 (W), was the scene of the final pitched battle of the Atlanta Campaign (begun May 7, '64).
Hardee's A. C. [CS], posted in a salient angle at the Warren house, was attacked by Carlin's 1st, Morgan's 2d, & Baird's 3d divs. of Davis' 14th A. C. Moving S. E. from the Fayetteville Rd. (at Riverdale), they went into action at 5 P. M.; the battle ended with nightfall & withdrawal of Hardee's forces southward to Lovejoy's Station.Davis' troops were aided on the left by Stanley's 4th Corps which marched down the railroad.