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Civil War Historic Markers Across Georgia

The Civil War in Georgia as told by its historic markers.

 



The battle of Ringgold Gap - Civil War in GA
The following Confederate Army units and commanders fought in the Battle of Peachtree Creek fought on July 20, 1864 during the American Civil War. The Union order of battle is listed separately.

 


The Confederate Forces Engaged[1][2]


Abbreviations used

Military rank

Other
  • w = wounded
  • mw = mortally wounded
  • k = killed

 


Army of Tennessee

Gen John B. Hood

 

 

Stewart´s Corps

LTG Alexander P. Stewart
Escort

  • Orleans Light Horse - Capt L. Greenleaf

 

Hardee's Corps

LTG William J. Hardee

 

Other units

 



Notes:

  • Maj, Gen. Loring reports that on July 20, Brig. Gen. Featherston´s and Scott´s brigades numbered 2,700 men and that Brig. Gen. Adams´ brigade was on detached duty (downstream near Green Bone Creek).[3]

  • Gen. French´s division was ordered to follow Gen. Walthall´s division. Gen. French reports that: “I had but about 1,500 men on the field, and did not engage the enemy except with the shirmishers”. He reports 1 killed and 18 wounded. [4]

  • * Maj. Gen. B. F. Cheatham was in temporary command of Hood´s Corp, east of Atlanta. [5]

  • Ð The United daughters of the Confederacy erected a marker at the location of Captain E. P. Howell´s Battery during the Battle of Peachtree Creek.

References

  1. THE WAR OF THE REBELLION: OFFICAL RECORDS OF THE UNION AND CONFEDERATE ARMIES; Published under the direction of the Secretary of War. Washington: Government Printing Office; 1890-91. Series I, Volume 38, Part 3, O.R. No. 599, pp 654-661
  2. THE WAR OF THE REBELLION: OFFICAL RECORDS OF THE UNION AND CONFEDERATE ARMIES; Published under the direction of the Secretary of War. Washington: Government Printing Office; 1890-91. Series I, Volume 38, Part 3, O.R. No. 11, p 202
  3. THE WAR OF THE REBELLION: OFFICAL RECORDS OF THE UNION AND CONFEDERATE ARMIES; Published under the direction of the Secretary of War. Washington: Government Printing Office; 1890-91. Series I, Volume 38, Part 3, O.R. No. 702, p 902
  4. THE WAR OF THE REBELLION: OFFICAL RECORDS OF THE UNION AND CONFEDERATE ARMIES; Published under the direction of the Secretary of War. Washington: Government Printing Office; 1890-91. Series I, Volume 38, Part 3, O.R. No. 598, p 630