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Howard's March to Buckhead

 
 
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By David Seibert, April 11, 2009
1. Howard's March to Buckhead Marker
Inscription. July 18, 1864. Howard’s 4th A.C. left Crossroads Ch 4:30 A.M., Newton’s div leading, followed by Stanley’s & Wood’s. Just below Mt. Paran Rd. Newton’s column was assailed by Williams’ Kentucky Brigade of Wheeler’s cav., which opposed the Federals all the way to Buckhead. The 20th A.C. regiments, the 13th N.J. & 82d O. commanded by Ezra Carman, had moved N.E. on Mt. Paran Rd. from Pace’s Fy., to support the 4th A.C.; they assisted in driving the Confederate cavalry as far as Nancy’s Creek.

Howard’s corps was the left of the Army of the Cumberland’s advance to Peachtree Creek.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-16.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 53.307′ N, 84° 23.863′ W. Marker is in Sandy Springs, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Powers Ferry Road NW and Mount Paran Road NW, on the right when traveling north on Powers Ferry Road NW. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30328, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hascall’s Div. Camped (approx. 0.4 miles away); Howard’s Corps at Nancy’s Creek
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By David Seibert, April 11, 2009
2. Howard's March to Buckhead Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Williams' Ky. Cavalry at Nancy's Creek (approx. 1.5 miles away); 4th & 23d A.C. Advance (approx. 1.6 miles away); Howard's 4th A.C. Line (approx. 1.8 miles away); To Sandy Springs and Old Cross Keys (approx. 1.9 miles away); 23d A.C. to Decatur (approx. 2.1 miles away); Sardis Methodist Church (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sandy Springs.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Howard's March to Buckhead Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 11, 2009
3. Howard's March to Buckhead Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 657 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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