College Park in Clayton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
14th A.C. at Shoal Creek Church
Aug. 30. The 14th A. C. advanced to the Church & after a brief halt, moved in 2 columns to the Fayetteville Rd.; Baird's div. marched N. E. to the Marcus Long house, then S. to Couch’s (at Riverdale on State Highway 139). Morgan’s & Carlin's divs. moved S. E. on a winding road to the Evans farm (also at Riverdale) where all were aligned along the old Fayetteville Rd.
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 031-35.)
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 August 29, 1864.
Location. 33° 35.432′ N, 84° 26.897′ W. Marker is in College Park, Georgia, in Clayton County. Marker is at the intersection of West Fayetteville Road (Georgia Route Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30339, 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. Site: Shoal Cr. Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Site: Marcus Long House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Baird’s Div., 14th A.C. (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site: The Mann House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of Couch House (approx. 2 miles away); Howard's March to Jonesboro (approx. 2.2 miles away); Bethsaida Baptist Church and Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Extended Line (approx. 2.8 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,062 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 12, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.