Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Geary’s Div. to Peachtree Creek
On the wooded ridge in the bend of the cr. S. on the hills was massed; 2 batteries were trained on the hills opposite & timber was cut & shaped for a rapid bridging of the stream.
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-55.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 49.43′ N, 84° 24.597′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Peachtree Battle Avenue and Arden Road, on the right when traveling east on Peachtree Battle Avenue. 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 walking distance of this marker. Geary’s Three Bridges (approx. 0.3 miles away); Howell's Mills Reynold’s Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); Federal Crossings (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rt. Of 20th A.C. Line (approx. 0.7 miles away); Williams' Div. Deployed (approx. ¾ mile away); O’Neal’s Brigade at the Ravine (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ward’s Div. Deployed (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Regarding Geary’s Div. to Peachtree Creek. These movements were part of the Battle of Peachtree Creek.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,577 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 12, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.