Atlanta in DeKalb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Later, J.F. Wallace (1840-1902) succeeded Williams; his name was given to Wallace Station-a former stop on the Seaboard R.R.; also the road S.E. to Emory University where it joins Clifton. Federal 4th Corps troops crossed S. Fork Peachtree Cr. at Durand’s Mill July 20, 1864 during their advance upon Atlanta.
Erected 1997 by Georgia Historic Marker. (Marker Number 044-27.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 48.201′ N, 84° 20.137′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in DeKalb County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Briarcliff Road and Old Briarcliff Way, on the right when traveling north on Old Briarcliff Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30306, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 4th A.C. at Durand's Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic Ground (approx. half a mile away); Stanley & Wood March To Durand's Mill (approx. ¾ mile away); Stanley’s & Wood’s Sector (approx. 0.9 miles away); Closing the Gap (approx. 0.9 miles away); Cheatham's Salient (approx. 1.1 miles away); Between the Peachtree Cr. Forks (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site: Judge James Paden House: Gen. J.D. Cox’s H’dq’rs (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil •
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