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20th A.C.; Pace's Fy. Rd.

 
 
20th A.C.; Pace's Fy. Rd. Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 30, 2009
1. 20th A.C.; Pace's Fy. Rd. Marker
Inscription. July 18, 1864. Hooker’s Federal 20th Corps, occupied this sector between Howard’s 4th at Buckhead, on the left, & Palmer’s 14th, on the right, at Howell Mill Road.

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. Civil War Siege Cannon (approx. 0.6 miles
20th A.C.; Pace's Fy. Rd. Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 30, 2009
2. 20th A.C.; Pace's Fy. Rd. Marker
Looking east on West Paces Ferry Road toward Buckhead, and the site of Howard's 4th Corps.
away); Gov. John M. Slaton (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ward's Div. Encamped (approx. 0.8 miles 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); Williams' Ky. Cavalry at Nancy's Creek (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
20th A.C.; Pace's Fy. Rd. Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 30, 2009
3. 20th A.C.; Pace's Fy. Rd. Marker
Looking southwest on Arden Road, route of Geary's Division on July 19, 1864
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 762 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 30, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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