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The Battle of Ezra Church - Plaque 6 - Forces Engaged



Marker ID: GHM/GCWCC 
Location: At the east end of Mozley Park, on Martin Luther King Dr, Atlanta, GA.
County: Fulton
Coordinates: N 33° 45.200    W 084° 26.218
  33.753333    -84.436967
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WM7KPD
The Battle of Ezra Church - Plaque 6 - Forces Engaged Marker  



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The Union Forces Engaged

The Army of the Tennessee Maj. Gen. O. O. Howard

The 15th Corps. Maj. Gen. John A. Logan

1stDivision Brig. Gen. Charles R, Woodson

(Milo Smith´s, Williamson´s and Wangelin´s brigades)

2ndDivision Brig. Gen. Morgan L. Smith

(Milo Smith´s, Williamson´s and Wangelin´s brigades)

4thDivision Brig. Gen. William Harrow

(Williams´, Walcutt´s and Oliver´s brigades)

 


The 16th Corps. Maj. Gen. John A. Logan

2ndDivision Brig. Gen. Charles R, Woodsn

(Rice´s and Phillips´ brigades)

4thDivision Brig. Gen. John W. Fuller

(McDowell´s and Sprague´s brigades)


 

The 17th Corps. Brig. Gen. Frank P. Blair, Jr.

3rdDivision Brig. Gen. Mortimer D. Leggett

(Bryant´s, Wiles´ and Malloy´s brigades)

4thDivision Brig. Gen. Giles A. Smith

(Potts´ and Hall´s brigade)


 

Estimated strength of troops actually engaged: 25,954

Actual losses (killed, wounded and missing): 1,779

* Probably not more than 12,000 actually engaged.

 
 


The Confederate Forces Engaged

The Army of Tennessee Gen. John B. Hood


Stewart´s Corps* Lieut. Gen. A.P. Stewart**

Loring´s Division Maj. Gen. Wm. W. Loring**

(Featherston´s Adams´ and Scott´s Brigades)


Walthall´s Division Maj. Gen. Edward C. Walthall

(Quarles´, Reynolds´ and Cantey´s (O´Neal´s) brigade)


Lee´s (Hood´s) Corps *** Lieut Gen. Stephen D. Lee

Brown´s (Hindman´s) Division Brig. Gen. John C. Brown

(Johnston´s**, Manigault´s, Sharp´s and Brantly´s brigades)


Clayton´s Division Brig. Gen. Henry D. Clayton

(Gibson´s, Baker´s and Holtzclaw´s brigades)


Estimated strength of Confederate forces present: 12,723****

Actual losses (killed, wounded and missing): 4,632

* Less French´s Division, held in Atlanta

** Wounded

*** Less Stevenson´s division, held in Atlanta.

*** Probably not more than 10,000 actually engaged.

 
 
Georgia Historic Commission - Georgia Civil War Centennial Commission



 
Notes:

Battle Summary: Ezra Church CWSAC

Battle of Ezra Church - Wikipedia


 

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