Riverdale in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Howard's March to Jonesboro
Ransom’s 16th & Blair’s 17th A.C. marched from Fairburn; Logan’s 15th, from Shadnor Ch., the 3 merging along this, the main rd. to Jonesboro.
Armstrong’s & Ross’ cav. [CS], resisted the advance from this side of Bethsaida Ch. to & beyond Camp Cr. as far as Renfroe's, from which place the Federals reached Flint River at 10 P.M.
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-170.)
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.
Location. 33° 33.638′ N, 84° 27.647′ W. Marker is in Riverdale, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Bethsaida Road 0.1 miles west of Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Riverdale GA 30296, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethsaida Baptist Church and Cemetery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 14th A.C. at Shoal Creek Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Site: Shoal Cr. Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Renfroe's Plantation (approx. 2.7 miles away); Site of Couch House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Baird’s Div., 14th A.C. (approx. 3.4 miles away); Site: Marcus Long House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Site: The Mann House (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Riverdale.
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