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Federal Right Wing to Peachtree Creek

 
 
Federal Right Wing to Peachtree Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 13, 2008
1. Federal Right Wing to Peachtree Creek Marker
Inscription. July 18, 1864. The 14th A.C., which was posted on extreme rt. of the Cumberland Army, left camp at Mt. Paran Rd., crossed Nancy´s Creek & moved S. on Howell Mill Rd. to Peachtree Cr. Mitchell´s brigade of Davis´ div. covered the Ridgewood Rd. area between Nancy´s Cr. & the river, southward to Peachtree Creek.

Hooker´s 20th A.C. left camp on Mt. Paran Rd., crossed Nancy´s Cr., & moved E. on Pace´s Ferry Rd. to occupy the gap between the 14th A.C. & Howard´s 4th A.C. which had reached Buckhead at noon via Power´s Ferry Rd. from where it had crossed the Chattahoochee River.
 
Erected 1956. (Marker Number 060-26A.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 50.96′ N, 84° 25.983′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Paces Ferry Road NW and Paces Place NW, on the right when traveling west on Paces Ferry Road NW. Touch for map. THe Marker is on the bank of Peachtree Creek where it passes under Paces Ferry Road. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30319, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Paces Ferry United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Federal Right Wing (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Defense Line (approx. 1.2 miles away); Palmer’s & Hooker’s A.C. Cross the Chattahoochee (approx. 1.2 miles away); Old Pace’s Ferry Road (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Errant Pontoon Bridge: Paces Ferry (approx. 1.5 miles away); The 14th & 20th A.C. Cross at Pace’s Ferry (approx. 1.5 miles away); a different marker also named The 14th & 20th A.C. Cross at Pace's Ferry (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,252 times since then and 43 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 10, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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