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Old Montgomery Fy. Rd.

 
 
Old Montgomery Fy. Rd. Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 15, 2009
1. Old Montgomery Fy. Rd. Marker
Inscription. A section of the old Montgomery Ferry Road ran N.W. from Geo. W. Collierís house (Land Lot 104) & crossed Peachtree Road (below Palisades). This point, on the old rd. is S.W. of the site of the war-time house of Andrew J. Collier which stood until recent years.

Brig. Gen. Clement H. Stevens, [CS] commanding a brigade, Walkerís div., Hardeeís A.C. was killed near this spot while ordering the withdrawal of his troops after an unsuccessful assault on Federal forces posted on the high ground north of Collier Road - in the Battle of Peachtree Creek, July 20, 1864.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-84.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 48.329′ N, 84° 23.753′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of 28th Street NW and Wycliff Road NW, on the left when traveling east on 28th Street NW. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30309, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battlefield of Peachtree Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Indian Trail Echota (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hardeeís Attack (approx. 0.2 miles away); Featherstonís Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Coburn's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wood's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Mississippi Brigade (approx. ľ mile away); Hardee at Peachtree Creek (approx. ľ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 894 times since then and 98 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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