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Logan's & Blair's Camp Nancy's Creek

 
 
Logan's & Blair's Camp Nancy's Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Felch Dumas, July 20, 2008
1. Logan's & Blair's Camp Nancy's Creek Marker
Inscription. July 17, 1864. Dodge's 16th A.C., together with Logan's 15th & Blair's 17th (US), having left Roswell by Shallow Ford Rd. enroute to Decatur, diverged from the column at the road - fork 2.5 mi. N.W. & moved towards Old Cross Keys. Logan & Blair came this way from the road-fork & camped here on N. bank of Nancy's Cr. Garrard's cav. was E.-his left at Buchanan's (Hightower Trail & Buford Highway).

Thus, the entire Federal army (consisting of seven corps) was posted along the creek in a concave line from Pace's Ferry (Chattahoochee River) to the Hightower Trail.
 
Erected 1984 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 044-3.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 55.324′ N, 84° 18.334′ W. Marker is in Dunwoody, Georgia, in DeKalb County. Marker is on North Shallowford Road 0.1 miles north of Cotillion, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30338, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dodge's 16th A.C. Camp on Nancy's Creek (approx. 2 miles away); Ivy Street
Logan's & Blair's Camp Nancy's Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 1, 2012
2. Logan's & Blair's Camp Nancy's Creek Marker
In 2012, after repairs and restoration
(approx. 2.3 miles away); Old Cross Keys (approx. 2.4 miles away); McPherson's Divergent Line of March (approx. 2.4 miles away); Hightower Indian Trail (approx. 2.5 miles away); Garrard's Cavalry at Buchanan's (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Rainey Plantation (approx. 2.8 miles away); Hascall's Div. Joins Cox's Line of March (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dunwoody.
 
More about this marker. The marker and post were damaged by a vehicle, and were removed in 2011. The marker was repaired and reinstalled on a new post in 2012.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Logan's & Blair's Camp Nancy's Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Felch Dumas, July 20, 2008
3. Logan's & Blair's Camp Nancy's Creek Marker
Logan's & Blair's Camp Nancy's Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 1, 2012
4. Logan's & Blair's Camp Nancy's Creek Marker
In 2012, after repairs and restoration
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,029 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on March 1, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1. submitted on July 21, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia.   2. submitted on March 1, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   3. submitted on July 21, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia.   4. submitted on March 1, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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