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Reynold's Brigade at The Ravine



Marker ID: GHM 060-46
Location: Spring Lake Drive at Collier Rd, Atlanta
County: Fulton
Coordinates: N 33° 48.579    W 084° 24.682
  33.80965    -84.41136
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2HMK
Reynold's Brigade at The Ravine Marker  



Text:

July 20, 1864. Four regiments of Reynolds´ Arkansas brigade, Walthall´s div., Stewart´s A.C., [Confederate] having deployed abreast at old Mt. Zion Ch., moved in a right oblique across Howell Mill & Collier rds. into the wooded ravine.

The assault fell upon Knipe´s & Robinson´s brigades, Williams´ div., 20th A.C. [Union] posted, with artillery, on the far side (N.) of the ravine.

Subjected to enfilading fire from right & left & with no support but Selden´s battery [Confederate] on the left. Reynolds´ brigade was forced to withdraw, after a second attempt to cross the ravine.

060-46 GEORGIA HISTORIC MARKER 1955



 

 

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