Roswell in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
McPherson’s Troops at Shallow Ford
July 10, 1864. Dodge’s 16th A.C., after a forced march of 27 mi. from the Sandtown Rd. (near Mableton), via Marietta, reached Roswell. The troops waded the river & relieved Newton’s 4th A.C. div. in the trenches S. of it.
July 15. Logan’s 15th A.C. reached Roswell & crossed on the two bridges built by Dodge’s engineers. With the arrival of Blair’s 17th A.C., July 17, McPherson’s forces [US] ~ reassembled after a long march ~ moved toward Decatur.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-6.)
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 March 27, 1833.
Location. 34° 0.285′ N, 84° 21.176′ 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 Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roswell GA 30075, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Garrard’s Cav. & Newton’s Division (a few steps from this marker); Allenbrook (approx. Ľ mile away); The Trail of Tears (approx. Ľ mile away); Lynching in America / Lynching of Mack Henry Brown (approx. Ľ mile away); Army of the Tennessee at Roswell (approx. Ľ mile away); The Removal of 1838 (approx. Ľ mile away); To Honor Those Who Came Before Us (approx. 0.3 miles away); Founders' Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roswell.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,149 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 25, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.