Historic Markers Across Georgia



Battle of Ezra Church Gen. J. C. Brown's Div.



Marker ID: GHM 060-149B
Location: Waterbury Dr at Battle Hill Haven near Anderson Ave, Atlanta
County: Fulton
Coordinates: N 33° 45.3    W 084° 26.859
  33.755    -84.44765
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM3ZBY
Battle of Ezra Church Gen. J. C. Brown's Div. Marker  



Text:

July 28, 1864. The 4 brigades of Brown´s Div., S. D. Lee´s A. C. [CSA], deployed in this area, made the initial assaults on the Federal right flank posted on the ridge just N. E. Their combined attacks struck Lightburn´s & Martin´s brigades of Morgan L. Smith´s Div. of Logan´s 15th A. C. Brown´s brigades, L. to R., were Brantly´s, Sharp´s & Johnston´s, Manigault´s in reserve. Brantly´s Mississippians carried the log barricades of the 83d Indiana (Lightburn´s brigade) but were swept back by a counter-assault. A 2d attempt was made on the same ground by Walthall´s Div. (Stewart´s Corps), but with like results.

GHM 060-149B GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1958



 

 

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