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The Federal Attack on Hood's Corps

May 25, 1864. Brig. Gen. .W. Geary´s (2d) div. 20th A.C. [Federal], deployed in dense woods, N.W., advanced toward this ridge at New Hope Ch. - (5 p.m.) - supported on his right by Williams´ (1st) & on his left by Butterfield´s (3d) divs. - the corps front astride this road. 

Repeated assaults on Hood´s corps [CSA], posted on this ridge (Stovall´s brigade on left; Clayton´s, center; Baker´s, right) failed to dislodge it after several hrs. of fighting. 

Reinforced 20th corps assaults, May 26, were likewise devoid of results. 


GHM 10-24 Georgia Historic Marker 1953

The Federal Attack on Hood's Corps