Roswell in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Garrard’s Cav. & Newton’s Division
Wilder’s brigade (Miller, commanding) led off ~ its 4 regiments abreast as skirmishers, followed by the 3 regiments of Minty's brigade.
The ridge, 300 yds. S. of the river, was seized, intrenched & held by Garrard’s troopers until relieved at dusk by Newton’s 4th A.C. div., which had moved up from Vining’s Station. Newton, in turn, was relieved by Dodge’s 16th A.C. [US], July 10. Dodge’s engineers built 2 bridges.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-5.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 0.283′ N, 84° 21.181′ W. Marker is in Roswell, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Azalea Drive 0.1 miles west of Roswell Road (Georgia Route 9), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roswell GA 30075, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McPherson’s Troops at Shallow Ford (a few steps from this marker); Allenbrook Founders' Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Original Mill (approx. ¾ mile away); Barrington Hall (approx. 0.9 miles away); Roswell Factory (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Old Bricks (approx. 0.9 miles away); Roswell King (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roswell.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 800 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 25, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.