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Sandy Springs in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)

Hascall's Div. Joins Cox's Line of March

Hascall's Div. Joins Cox's Line of March Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, June 24, 2008
1. Hascall's Div. Joins Cox's Line of March Marker
Inscription.  July 17, 1864. Gen. J. D. Cox’s 23d A.C. [US], enroute from Isom's Ferry via Mt. Vernon Rd., turned S.E. at Sandy Springs & followed a rural trail (now Johnson’s Ferry and Chamblee roads) to & beyond Nancy’s Creek in DeKalb Co. Cox’s div. was scheduled to meet, at Old Cross Keys, Dodge’s 16th A.C. which was moving south from Roswell. Cox’s column passed this intersection at 5 P.M. & camped at the cr. 1 mi. S. E.

July 18. Hascall’s div. left the Burdett farm (on Mt. Paran Rd) & marched N. E. to this point turned S. E. on Cox’s line of march, passing his column at the Samuel House plantation.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-13.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 17, 1864.
Location. 33° 54.471′ N, 84° 21.376′ W. Marker is in Sandy Springs, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Johnson Ferry Road NE, 0.1 miles west of Hollis Cobb Circle, on the right
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when traveling west. Marker is located in front of a medical office building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30328, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ivy Street (approx. 1.3 miles away); Dodge's 16th A.C. Camp on Nancy's Creek (approx. 1½ miles away); Gen. J. D. Cox's Div. To Old Cross Keys (approx. 1.6 miles away); The History of the City of Sandy Springs, Georgia (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Sandy Springs (approx. 1.8 miles away); Sandy Springs United Methodist Church Historic Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Old Cross Keys (approx. 2.1 miles away); 23d A.C. to Decatur (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sandy Springs.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 997 times since then and 25 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 24, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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