Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
July 19, 1864. Two brigades forced a passage at the mouth of Green Bone Cr., 5 mi. W., supported by a third beyond Nancy’s Cr. Two brigades of Baird’s div. managed a night crossing at Howell’s Mills on an improvised bridge.
July 20. Johnson’s entire div. [US] followed Baird, & 1.5 mi. W., Morgan’s brigade after a 24 hour fight at Moore’s Mill, gained the high bluff.
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-53.)
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 19, 1864.
Location. 33° 49.417′ N, 84° 24.959′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Howell Mill Road 0.1 miles south Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30309, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Reynold’s Brigade (here, next to this marker); Howell's Mills (here, next to this marker); Geary’s Div. to Peachtree Creek (approx. 0.3 miles away); Geary’s Three Bridges (approx. half a mile away); Rt. Of 20th A.C. Line (approx. 0.6 miles away); Williams' Div. Deployed (approx. 0.9 miles away); O’Neal’s Brigade at the Ravine (approx. 0.9 miles away); Disputed Passage (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 708 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.