Doraville in DeKalb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Garrard's Cavalry at Buchanan's
July 17, Garrard’s cav., operating on the left of McPherson’s Army of the Tenn., crossed the Chattahoochee at McAfee’s Bridge & camped that night along the headwaters of Nancy’s Creek west of Buchanan’s.
Logan’s 15th A.C. on Garrard’s rt. camped along the Cr., having reached there from Roswell on the old Shallow Ford Rd. The objective of these troops ~ the destruction of the Ga. R. R.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 044-4.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 55.023′ N, 84° 15.54′ W. Marker is in Doraville, Georgia, in DeKalb County. Marker is at the intersection of Buford Highway (U.S. 23) and English Oak Drive, on the right when traveling north on Buford Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30340, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Rainey Plantation (approx. 2.7 miles away); Logan's & Blair's Camp Nancy's Creek Historic Baptist Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); Brunswick Hotel (approx. 3.1 miles away); Thrasher Park (approx. 3.2 miles away); Site of Norcross Presbyterian Church Circa 1899 (approx. 3.2 miles away); National Register of Historic Places – City of Norcross (approx. 3.2 miles away); "Holy Row" (approx. 3.3 miles away).
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 23, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 549 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 23, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.