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Federal Right Wing

 
 
Federal Right Wing Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, April 13, 2008
1. Federal Right Wing Marker
Inscription. The rt. wing of the Army of the Cumberland, 14th and 20th A.C., was also the rt. of Sherman´s forces moving on Atlanta from N. & E.

The 14th and 20th, having crossed the river at Pace´s Fy., July 27, 1864, moved E. to this intersection with Mt. Paran & Ridgewood roads. The 20th A.C. went into camp that night 2 mi. N.E. on Mt. Paran. The 14th camped on the ridge S. of this point ~ both corps facing the valley of Nancy´s Creek to the Eastward.

July 18. Two 20th A.C. regts. (13th N.J. & 82d Ohio) were sent N.E. in support of Howard´s 4th A.C. on Power´s Fy. Rd., at its passage of Nancy´s Creek, enroute to Buckhead.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-25B.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 51.249′ N, 84° 26.274′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Paces Ferry Road NW and Mount Paran Road NW, on the right when traveling west on Paces Ferry Road NW. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30327, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Paces Ferry United Methodist Church
Federal Right Wing Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, March 19, 2011
2. Federal Right Wing Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Federal Right Wing to Peachtree Creek (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Defense Line (approx. 0.8 miles away); Palmer’s & Hooker’s A.C. Cross the Chattahoochee (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Pace’s Ferry Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Errant Pontoon Bridge: Paces Ferry (approx. 1.1 miles away); The 14th & 20th A.C. Cross at Pace’s Ferry (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named The 14th & 20th A.C. Cross at Pace's Ferry (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
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