Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
20th A.C.; Pace's Fy. Rd.
Williams’ & Geary’s divs. of the 20th, camped in this vicinity that night, while Ward’s div. moved E. to Buckhead where it camped on the right of Howard’s 4th Corps.
July 19. Geary’s div. moved S.W. (on Arden Rd.), intending to cross Peachtree Cr., at Howell’s Mill. Finding the 14th A.C. there, Geary shifted his column so as to cross above (at North Side Drive). Williams followed Geary the next day to the battlefield of Peachtree Creek.
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-27.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 50.643′ N, 84° 23.801′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of West Paces Ferry Road and Arden Road, on the right when traveling east on West Paces Ferry Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30305, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Swan House (approx. half a mile away); Civil War Siege Cannon Gov. John M. Slaton (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ward's Div. Encamped (approx. ¾ mile away); “The Storyteller” (approx. one mile away); Sardis Methodist Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); 4th A.C. at Buckhead (approx. 1.2 miles away); Geary’s Div. to Peachtree Creek (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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