Roswell in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Garrard’s Cav. & Newton’s Division
Wilder’s brigade (Miller, commanding) led off ~ its 4 regiments abreast as skirmishers, followed by the 3 regiments of Minty's brigade.
The ridge, 300 yds. S. of the river, was seized, intrenched & held by Garrard’s troopers until relieved at dusk by Newton’s 4th A.C. div., which had moved up from Vining’s Station. Newton, in turn, was relieved by Dodge’s 16th A.C. [US], July 10. Dodge’s engineers built 2 bridges.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-5.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 0.283′ N, 84° 21.181′ W. Marker is in Roswell, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Azalea Drive 0.1 miles west of Roswell Road (Georgia Route 9), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roswell GA 30075, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McPherson’s Troops at Shallow Ford (a few steps from this marker); Founders' Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Roswell Factory (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Old Bricks (approx. 0.9 miles away); Barrington Hall (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bulloch Hall (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hightower (Etowah) Trail (approx. one mile away); Roswell Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Roswell.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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