(81) This point, at the left of the Federal Army of the Tennessee

Wilbur Kurtz Archival Description:

closing in on Atlanta was intrenched and occupied night of July 21st, 1864, by Smith’s, formerly Gresham’s div. Of the 17th Corps.  

At 1:00 P.M, July 22, Cleburne’s and Maney’s divisions of Hardee’s Corps, moving up Flat Shoals road, attacked the flank of Smith’s division here, capturing the 16th Iowa regt. Of Hall’s (3d) brigade and 2 guns of Battery F, 2d Illinois Light Artillery.  

After a severe contest, Smith’s div. Was driven northward and re-formed on the south slope of Leggett’s Hill. 

(on a grass plot – Texaco Filling Station – Glernwood & Flat Shoals Ave.) 

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