Reynold's Brigade GHM 060-52 Fulton Co.
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N 33° 49.417 W 084° 24.958
16S E 739153 N 3745602
Quick Description: Reynold's Brigade State Historical Marker Located on Howell Mill Rd. at Peachtree Creek bridge, Atlanta
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 10/7/2007 10:42:45 AM
Waymark Code: WM2BF1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
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Long Description:


Federal 14th A.C. advancing from Pace's Fy. (largely on Howell Mill
Rd.) were stubbornly resisted by Wheeler's vastly outnumbered
cavalry. Reynold's Arkansans, Walthall's div. Stewart's A.C.,
were posted N. of the creek, July 14, to support Wheeler's
operations & to destroy the bridge after his inevitable withdrawal.

July 18, 1864. All Confederate forces moved S. of the cr.; Reynold's
troops fired the bridge & from the high ground, covered the approaches
with musketry & artillery fire. Johnson's 14th A.C. div. [Union],
failing to force a crossing, was halted for the night.


Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 060-52

Date: 1954

Sponsor: Not listed

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