Newton's Division State
Located on Brighton Rd at Peachtree Rd, Atlanta
July 20, 1864. Gen. John Newton's div., Howard's 4th A.C., marching S. from Buckhead, relieved T. J. Wood's div. this side of Peachtree Cr., & moved to this ridge where two brigades were deployed; Kimball's W. of, & Blake's E. of, Peachtree Rd. - Bradley's in reserve at the rear.
3 of Hardee's divs., [Confederate], Bate's, Walker's, & Maney's, moved from their intrenched line (.8 mi. S.) at 3:30 P.M. Walker & Maney struck the fronts of Kimball & Blake; Bate, in Clear Creek Valley, outflanked Blake only to face Bradley. Kimball narrowly averted a line-break on his right by changing front & the timely support of Ward's 20th A.C. division.
HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1956