Near Atlanta in DeKalb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Solomon Goodwin’s Res.
July 18. Hascall’s div., 23d A.C. having marched from Old Cross Keys & the Samuel House plantation, turned S.E. here to camp at Johnston’s Mill on N. Fork Peachtree Creek. Cox’s div. of the 23d followed Hascall the next day, both divisions having Decatur as their next objective.
Schofield’s 23d A.C. formed the center of the Federal armies moving toward Atlanta on a wide front from the Chattahoochee River.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 044-12.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 51.45′ N, 84° 20.533′ W. Marker is near Atlanta, Georgia, in DeKalb County. Marker is on Peachtree Road (Georgia Route 141) 0.1 miles from North Druid Hills Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3931 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta GA 30319, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies Brookhaven Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oglethorpe University (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Samuel House Plantation (approx. 1½ miles away); Wm. Johnston's Mill (approx. 1.6 miles away); Old Cheshire Bridge Road (was approx. 2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Site of Old Cheshire Bridge (approx. 2.3 miles away); 4th A.C. at Buckhead (approx. 2.3 miles away); Sardis Methodist Church (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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