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Battle of Ezra Church

Beginning on 1864/07/28 and ending 1864/07/28


The Battle of Ezra Church, also known as the Battle of the Poor House, was fought on July 28, 1864, in Fulton County, Georgia, during the American Civil War. The battle was part of the Atlanta Campaign, which featured Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman´s Union Army of the Tennessee against the Army of Tennessee, commanded by Lt. Gen. John B. Hood, which was defending the Confederate stronghold of Atlanta, Georgia.


 

 

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Start Date
07/28/1864
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07/28/1864

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Battle of Ezra Church

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The Battle of Ezra Church
July 28, 1864
Synopsis
Date July 28, 1864
Location West of Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia
Result Union victory.
Belligerents
Flag of Confederate States of America CSA (Confederacy)
Commanders
John Bell Hood
Forces Engaged
Army of Tennessee
Casualties and losses[1]
1,779
4,632

 


 


For more information on The Battle of Ezra Church, see:

  1. CWSAC Battle Summary - Atlanta
  2. Wikipedia - Battle of Peachtree Creek
  3. Ezra Church - Battle of the Poor House - American Civil War July 28, 1864
  4. Atlanta Defenses and Batteries Map
  5. Wikipedia - Atlanta Campaign Union order of battle
  6. Wikipedia - Atlanta Campaign Confederate order of battle


References

  1. Georgia Historic Commission - Georgia Civil War Centennial Commission - The Battle of Ezra Church - Plaque 6 - Forces Engaged

 

 

Links to Civil War Historic Markers Across Georgia.

 

Battle of Ezra Church Gen. J. C. Brown's Div.
Battle of Ezra Church Right of 15th Corps
Battle of Ezra Church-Gen. Stewart Wounded
Clayton's Div., Lee's A.C.
Clayton's Div., Lee's A.C.
Lick Skillet Road
Site of Ezra Church
The Battle of Ezra Church - Plaque 1
The Battle of Ezra Church - Plaque 2 - The Preliminary Operations
The Battle of Ezra Church - Plaque 3 - The Union Dispositions
The Battle of Ezra Church - Plaque 4 - The Confederate Attack
The Battle of Ezra Church - Plaque 5 - The Confederate Attack (con't)
The Battle of Ezra Church - Plaque 6 - Forces Engaged
The Battle of Ezra Church - Plaque 7 - Map
The Errant Column
The Federal Salient
Zero Mile Post