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Fulton County Historical Markers

The Battle of Ezra Church


  • Source: Steve Longcrier
  • Marker: The Battle of Ezra Church
  • Location: Mozley Park, Atlanta

THE UNION FORCES ENGAGED The Army of the Tennessee

Maj. Gen. O.O. Howard 15th Corps

Maj. Gen. John A. Logan 1st Division (Milo Smith’s, Williamson’s and Wangelin’s brigades)

Brig. Gen. Charles R. Woods 2nd Division (Martin’s and Lightburn’s brigades)

Brig. Gen. Morgan L. Smith 4th Division (Williams’, Walcutt’s and Oliver’s brigades)

Brig. Gen. William Harrow 16th Corps

Maj. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge 2nd Division (Rice’s and Phillips’ brigades)

Brig. Gen. John M. Corse 4th Division (McDowell’s and Sprague’s brigades)

Brig. Gen. John W. Fuller 17th Corps

Maj. Gen. Frank P. Blair, Jr. 3rd Division (Bryant’s, Wiles’ and Malloy’s brigades)

Brig. Gen. Mortimer D. Leggett 4th Division (Potts’ and Hall’s brigades)

Brig. Gen. Giles A. Smith

Estimated Strenght of Federal Forces Present: 25,954* Estimated losses (killed, wonunded or missing): 607 *Probably not more than 12,000 actually engaged.

THE CONFEDERATE FORCES ENGAGED The Army of Tennessee

Gen. John B. Hood Stewart’s Corps*

Lieut. Gen. A.P. Stewart** Loring’s Division (Featherston’s, Adams’ and Scott’s brigades)

Maj. Gen. Wm. W. Loring** Walthall’s Division (Quarles’, Reynolds’ and Cantey’s (O’Neal’s) brigades)

Maj. Gen. Edward C. Walthall Lee’s (Hood’s) Corps***

Lieut. Gen. Stephen D. Lee Brown’s (Hindman’s) Division (Johnston’s**, Manigault’s, Sharp’s and Brantly’s brigades)

Brig. Gen. John C. Brown Clayton’s Division (Gibson’s, Baker’s and Holtzclaw’s brigades)

Brig. Gen. Henry D. Clayton

Estimated Strength of Confederate Forces Present: 12,723**** Estimated Losses (killed, wounded and missing) 4,632

*Less French’s Division, Held in Atlanta. **Wounded. ***Less Stevenson’s Division, held in Atlanta. ****Probably not more than 10,000 actually engaged.

GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION GEORIGA CIVIL WAR CENTENNIAL COMMISSION