Historic Markers Across Georgia



Springvale Park



Marker ID: GHM 060-91
Location: Edgewood Ave and Waverly Way, Atlanta
County: Fulton
Coordinates: N 33° 45.390    W 084° 21.439
  33.7565    -84.35731
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1YBE
Springvale Park  Marker  



Text:

July 22, 1864. Brig. Gen. John C. Brown´s div. of Cheatham´s A.C. [Confed.] moved astride the Georgia R.R., E. from the Atlanta fortifications to attack the Federals at the Troup Hurt house.
Manigault´s brigade, followed by Sharp´s, were north of the R.R.; Coltart´s & Benton´s S. of it. Manigault´s brigade halted in a ravine to reform its line while Coltart´s brigade, S. of the R.R. came up abreast. Resuming the charge, Manigault´s men ascended the slope to & beyond the Pope house, penetrating the Federal line at the railroad cut & seizing the Illinois batteries. A remnant of the ravine is still visible in Springvale Park.

GHM 060-91 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1956



 

 

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