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Captain E. P. Howell’s Battery - Atlanta, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 33° 48.468 W 084° 23.632
16S E 741243 N 3743899
Quick Description: This plaque on Peachtree Rd. just north of Collier Rd. near Piedmont Hospital designating the location of Captain E. P. Howell’s Battery, CSA, during the Battle of Peachtree Creek. Mounted on a stone.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 12/13/2008 1:13:33 PM
Waymark Code: WM5BHF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 11

Long Description:
This site marks the location of the Confederate troops,
(Captain E. P. Howell’s Battery)
During the Battle of Peachtree Creek,
July 20, 1864

In the siege of Atlanta the Confederate
Forces numbered 48,060, losses 34,979.
Federal Forces 112,819, losses 40,060.

Erected by Atlanta Chapter
United Daughters of the Confederacy.
1919

The estimates of the strength of the forces engaged and the number lost do not seems to agree with other sources. See links below.

Wikipedia links
Battle of Peachtree Creek
Atlanta Campaign

Type of Marker: Monument

Date: 1919

Sponsor: UDC

Marker #: Not listed

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