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 Couchís (at Riverdale on State Highway 139). Morganís & 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.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
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 314) and East Fayetteville Road, on the right when traveling south on West Fayetteville Road. Touch for map. Marker is southwest of the intersection, off West Fayetteville Road on the old abandoned roadbed of a portion of Flat Shoals Road. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30339, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Site: Shoal Cr. Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Site: Marcus Long House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bairdís Div., 14th A.C. (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Marcus Long Crossroads (was approx. 1.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); 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).
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 12, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 985 times since then and 14 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.