Wilbur Kurtz’s Archival Description:
(66) Battlefield of Peachtree Creek – July 20, 1864
The Hiram H Embry Plantation – a conspicuous locality during the battle. Reynolds brigade, the left of Walthall’s division, Stewart’s Corps, swept across this ground, northeastward, to assault William’s division of the Federal 20th Corps posted above Northfleet Rd.
Near this spot was killed Maj. W. C. Preston of S. Carolina, while supervising the placement of Selden’s battery.
(Southwest corner Collier Rd. and Howell Mill Road)