O'Neal's Brigade

O'Neal's Brigade (HMS4M)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30318 Fulton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 48.6', W 84° 24.467'

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O'Neal's (formerly Cantey's) brigade, Walthall's div. [CS] began its assault abreast & on the rt. of Reynolds'. It struck the rt. of Geary's 20th A.C. div. [US] posted on Collier Rd., forcing Geary to refuse Candy's brigade (in part) together with Ireland's & Jones', down the slope N.W. to the ravine where its juncture with the left of Williams' div. formed a re-entrant angle.

O'Neal's men [CS] charged down the slope, in front of Geary's refused line, into the angle. They penetrated the Federal line at this critical point, the while assailing Geary's flank & rear in spite of artillery fire on rt. & left. Lacking support, O'Neal was forced back.
HM NumberHMS4M
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number060-44
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 3:20am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 739948 N 3744111
Decimal Degrees33.81000000, -84.40778333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.6', W 84° 24.467'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 36.00" N, 84° 24' 28.02" W
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Area Code(s)770, 404, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2005-2019 Northside Dr NW, Atlanta GA 30318, US
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