Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
July 19, 1864. Two brigades forced a passage at the mouth of Green Bone Cr., 5 mi. W., supported by a third beyond Nancy’s Cr. Two brigades of Baird’s div. managed a night crossing at Howell’s Mills on an improvised bridge.
July 20. Johnson’s entire div. [US] followed Baird, & 1.5 mi. W., Morgan’s brigade after a 24 hour fight at Moore’s Mill, gained the high bluff.
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-53.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 49.417′ N, 84° 24.959′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Howell Mill Road 0.1 miles south of Peachtree Battle Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker stands just to the south of the Howell Mill bridge over Peachtree Creek. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30309, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Reynold’s Brigade (here, next to this marker); Howell's Mills (here, next to this marker); Geary’s Div. to Peachtree Creek (approx. 0.3 miles away); Geary’s Three Bridges (approx. half a mile away); Rt. Of 20th A.C. Line (approx. 0.6 miles away); Green Bone Creek (was approx. 0.7 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Williams' Div. Deployed (approx. 0.9 miles away); O’Neal’s Brigade at the Ravine (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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