(37) Battlefield of Peachtree Creek – July 20, 1864

Wilbur Kurtz’s Archival Description:

(37)      Battlefield of Peachtree Creek – July 20, 1865.

Left of the line – Brig. Gen. Alpheus S. William’s div. of the Federal 20th Corps. The right extended westward toward Howell Mill Rd.

These troops were assaulted by Walthall’s division of Stewart’s Corps (Confederate) – Cantey’s brigade of which moved against Robinson’s brigade at this point which formed, with Jones’ brigade of Geary’s division, a re-entrant angle in the Federal lines.

(On west side of North Side Drive – at summit of ridge north of Northfleet Road, where William’s breastworks are still visible)

Newspaper Description:

37. Battlefield of Peachtree Creek. Federal position. East side Northside Drive between Northfleet and Mckinley Roads. (D-3)

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