Riverdale in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Howard's March to Jonesboro
Ransom’s 16th & Blair’s 17th A.C. marched from Fairburn; Logan’s 15th, from Shadnor Ch., the 3 merging along this, the main rd. to Jonesboro.
Armstrong’s & Ross’ cav. [CS], resisted the advance from this side of Bethsaida Ch. to & beyond Camp Cr. as far as Renfroe's, from which place the Federals reached Flint River at 10 P.M.
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-170.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 33.638′ N, 84° 27.647′ W. Marker is in Riverdale, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Bethsaida Road 0.1 miles west of Bethsaida Drive, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is just (1/10 mile) east of the Fulton-Clayton County line. Marker is in this post office area: Riverdale GA 30296, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured Bethsaida Baptist Church and Cemetery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 14th A.C. at Shoal Creek Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Site: Shoal Cr. Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Renfroe's Plantation (approx. 2.7 miles away); Site of Couch House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Baird’s Div., 14th A.C. (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Marcus Long Crossroads (was approx. 3.4 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Site: Marcus Long House (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Riverdale.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 453 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.