The Mississippi Brigade

The Mississippi Brigade (HMJKY)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30309 Fulton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 48.503', W 84° 23.878'

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Brig. Gen. W. S. Featherston ~ Loring's div. It consisted of the 40th, 31st, 22d, 3d & 33d regts., (deployment sequence W. to E.) Stigler's sharpshooters in skirmish line. Brigade was on extreme rt. of Stewart's A.C., joining Hardee's A.C. which prolonged the line E. to Clear Cr.

Featherston's [CS] assault struck the fronts of Coburn's & Wood's brigades [US] in the ravine N. of Collier Rd. ~ his right regts. vainly attempting to enter a gap between Wood's & Kimball's brigades, in which action Col. J.L. Drake, 33d Miss. was slain. Repelled by counter-assaults, brigade withdrew S. of rd., which the Federals held against repeated attempts to retake it.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number060-33
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 10:59pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 740862 N 3743954
Decimal Degrees33.80838333, -84.39796667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.503', W 84° 23.878'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 30.18" N, 84° 23' 52.68" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1944 Ardmore Rd NW, Atlanta GA 30309, US
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