Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Ward's Div. Crossed Peachtree Creek
Moving S.W., it occupied the section between Geary’s div. (W. of Collier’s Mill), & the right of Newton’s 4th A.C. div. astride Peachtree Rd. at the hill-top this side of Collier Road.
This completed the Fed. alignment between Clear Creek (on the E.) & Howell Mill Rd. (on the W.), against which Hood launched his attack at 3:30 P.M., -- the first of his sorties from Atlanta -- the Battle of Peachtree Creek.
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-29.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 49.068′ N, 84° 23.333′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Peachtree Road NW (U.S. 19) and Fairhaven Circle NE, on the right when traveling north on Peachtree Road NW. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30305, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wood's & Newton's Divs. at Peachtree Creek (here, next to this marker); Ward’s Div. Deployed King's Brigade (approx. 0.7 miles away); Newton’s Division (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hardee at Peachtree Creek (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Mississippi Brigade (approx. 0.8 miles away); Gap in Federal Line (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hardee’s Attack (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Atlanta.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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