(113) Route of Hardee’s Corps – July 22nd 1864

Wilbur Kurtz’s Archival Description:

(113) Route of Hardee’s Corps – July 22nd 1864

On this, the old Fayetteville road, the troops of Lt. general William J. Hardee’s Corps, having crossed Entrenchment Creek at Cobb’s Hill south of this point, marched toward the flank and rear of the Federal Army of the Tennessee in East Atlanta.

Cleburne’s and Maney’s divisions took the left fork and Walker’s and Kate’s divisions, the Right – as did the cavalry of Major General Joseph Wheeler, en route to Decatur.

(On Boulder Crest Drive – East side of same – at forks of the road north of the Akers house)

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