Atlanta in Dekalb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Stanley & Wood March To Durand's Mill
Stanely’s div. marched via the old Cheshire Bridge Rd., camping at the County Line. Wood’s div. followed Stanley the next day. Both columns moving E. on the present LaVista Road turned S. here & crossed S. Fork Peachtree Cr. at Durand’s Mill – a shift of troops incident to the Federal advance on Atlanta.
Erected 1988 by Georgia Historic Marker. (Marker Number 044-28.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 48.865′ N, 84° 20.047′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Dekalb County. Marker is on Briarcliff Road NE (Georgia Route 42) 0.1 miles south of LaVista Road (Georgia Route 236), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30329, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Durand's Mill (approx. ¾ mile away); Between the Peachtree Cr. Forks (approx. 0.9 miles away); 4th A.C. at Durand's Mill (approx. 1.2 miles away); Historic Ground (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of Old Cheshire Bridge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Stanley’s & Wood’s Sector (approx. 1½ miles away); The 16th & 23d Corps March to Decatur (approx. 1.6 miles away); Closing the Gap (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,094 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.