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Historical Markers in Buckhead, Georgia

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1Georgia, DeKalb County, Atlanta, Buckhead — Brookhaven Historic DistrictNational Register of Historic Places
Historic Brookhaven is the first planned golf club community in Georgia, having been built around the Capital City Country Club between 1910 and 1940.Map (db m14356) HM
2Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — “The Storyteller”Frank Fleming, Sculptor
Local lore has recorded that in 1838 a hunter hung a deer’s head at about this location in front of Irby’s Tavern. The Henry Irby family owned 803 surrounding acres and the area was designated Irbyville on maps at that time. People started . . . Map (db m53409) HM
3Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-58 — 33d N.J. State Flag
July 20, 1864. To this high ground, 500 yds. in front of Geary’s div. (20th A.C.) [US] on Collier Rd., the 33d N.J. regt., Jones’ brigade, was sent to establish & support a battery position. The regiment had scarcely reached this hill when, in a . . . Map (db m16407) HM
4Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-19 — 4th A.C. at Buckhead
July 18, 1864. Left Wing, Army of the Cumberland [US], having moved from Power’s Fy., cast up a line of intrenchments covering roads leading E., S., & W. Contact was made with the 20th A. C. to the right (on W. Pace’s Fy. Rd.) & to the left with . . . Map (db m22297) HM
5Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-65 — Battle at Moore’s Mill
July 19, 1864. Morgan’s brigade (Davis’ div.), 14th A.C., was posted on the rt. of Dilworth’s brigade to support his crossing of Peachtree Creek at junction with Green Bone Cr. Morgan faced destructive fire from Confederate forces on the high bluff . . . Map (db m35687) HM
6Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 25 — Battle of Peach Tree CreekLoring's Attack — Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail —
At 4:30 p.m. on July 20, 1864, 2,700 Confederate soldiers in two brigades of Major General William W Loring's division attacked the Federal '20th Corps, aligned north of Collier Road. "The enemy was in plain view about 700 yards distant occupying . . . Map (db m142521) HM
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7Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-31 — Battlefield of Peachtree Creek
Lt. Gen. John B. Hood, on taking command of the Army of Tennessee [CS], July 18, 1864, began aggressive action against the Federal approach to Atlanta from upper Chattahoochee crossings. July 20. Hood’s 1st move was to attack Thomas’ Army of the . . . Map (db m14415) HM
8Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — Brookhaven Historic DistrictNational Register of Historic Places Reported missing
Historic Brookhaven is the first planned golf club community in Georgia, having been built around the Capital City Country Club between 1910 and 1940.Map (db m14357) HM
9Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — Brookhaven Historic DistrictNational Register of Historic Places Reported missing
Historic Brookhaven is the first planned golf club community in Georgia, having been built around the Capital City Country Club between 1910 and 1940.Map (db m14358) HM
10Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — Civil War Siege Cannon
The Union Army used this cannon during the American Civil War, which was fought between 1861 and 1865. Called a siege cannon, it was too big and heavy to be used in most battles. Instead, it was used during sieges, which were lengthy assaults . . . Map (db m88227) HM
11Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — Clement Hoffman Stevens"A Man of Many Talents and Great Accomplishment"
One mile south from this point, near the current corner of Wycliff Road and 28th Street, a gallant Confederate soldier known to his men as the “Rock” was mortally wounded by an artillery round while leading an assault against entrenched . . . Map (db m142547) HM
12Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-39 — Collier's Mill
150 ft. down stream, on the right bank of Tanyard Branch, stood an ante-bellum grist mill built & operated by Andrew J. Collier, pioneer resident of this area. (1827-1887). A notable landmark at the time of the Battle of Peachtree Creek - July 20, . . . Map (db m16497) HM
13Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-66 — Disputed Passage
July 19, 1864. The 1st crossing of Peachtree Cr., by Federal 14th A.C. troops, was at the junction of Green Bone Cr., 3/4 mi. N. of here. Two regts. of Dilworth’s brigades (Davis' div.), crossing on a log, were at once assailed by skirmishers of . . . Map (db m21496) HM
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14Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-53 — Federal Crossings
Opposition by Confederate forces to Federal crossings of Peachtree Cr., were more formidable westward than eastward, because of high, wooded ridges on the south bank. Two days of severe conflict were required by the 14th Corps [US] to effect . . . Map (db m37030) HM
15Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-25B — Federal Right Wing
The rt. wing of the Army of the Cumberland, 14th and 20th A.C., was also the rt. of Sherman´s forces moving on Atlanta from N. & E. The 14th and 20th, having crossed the river at Pace´s Fy., July 27, 1864, moved E. to this intersection with Mt. . . . Map (db m14347) HM
16Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-26A — Federal Right Wing to Peachtree Creek
July 18, 1864. The 14th A.C., which was posted on extreme rt. of the Cumberland Army, left camp at Mt. Paran Rd., crossed Nancy´s Creek & moved S. on Howell Mill Rd. to Peachtree Cr. Mitchell´s brigade of Davis´ div. covered the Ridgewood Rd. area . . . Map (db m14348) HM
17Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-68 — French’s Division Hood’s Left Flank
July 20. 1864. The right of Gen. S. F. French’s div. of Stewart’s A. C. [CS] rested on DeFoor's Fy. Rd. -- the left, being at Casey’s Hill 1.5 miles W., during the Battle of Peachtree Creek. While Walthall’s & Loring’s divs. attacked the Federal . . . Map (db m21504) HM
18Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-38 — Gap in Federal Line
The 129th, 105th Ill. & 70th Ind., the left of Harrison’s brigade, together with the rest of Ward’s div., 20th A.C. [US] were posted in the low ground 350 yds. N., having just crossed Peachtree Creek. No immediate attack was expected. Scott’s [CS] . . . Map (db m29426) HM
19Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-55 — Geary’s Div. to Peachtree Creek
July 19, 1864. Geary’s Div. 20th A.C. [US] camped the previous night on Paces Fy. Rd. (at Arden). Moving S.W. on the ridge E. of Green Bone Cr., by a road more or less identical with Arden, Geary’s intonation was to cross Peachtree Cr. at Howell’s . . . Map (db m23207) HM
20Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-41 — Geary’s Division
July 20, 1864. Gen. J. W. Geary’s 2d div., 20th A.C. [US] occupied this ridge which was some 300 yds. in advance of Williams’ 1st div. on his rt., & Ward’s 3d, on his left -- all facing southward. His three brigades: Candy’s, Jones’ & . . . Map (db m41096) HM
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21Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-43 — Geary’s Refused Line
July 20, 1864. Geary’s 20th A.C. div. [US] was massed on this ridge (Candy’s, Ireland’s & Jones’ brigades) in parallel lines on old Collier Rd., its front 400 yds. Eastward. A reconnoissance in force, there was no deployment & being several hundred . . . Map (db m41955) HM
22Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-56 — Geary’s Three Bridges
July 19, 1864. Covered by the fire of Geary’s 12 guns [US] on the ridge N. of the cr., together with the musketry of a heavy skirmish line, the division pioneers hastily built a foot bridge with timbers previously prepared. Ireland’s Brigade . . . Map (db m16516) HM
23Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 60-14 — Gov. John M. Slaton1866-1955
John Marshall Slaton was born in Meriwether County and graduated from the University of Georgia before practicing law in Atlanta. Slaton served in both houses of the Georgia legislature and two terms as governor (1911-12 and 1913-15). While in . . . Map (db m99371) HM
24Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-54 — Green Bone Creek Reported missing
A small tributary of Peachtree Creek, which rises near Pace’s Ferry Road & drains the valley between Arden, Dover, Howell Mill rds. & Moore’s Mill Road; a landmark of military operations in the Summer of 1864. July 19. Federal 14th A.C. troops . . . Map (db m50501) HM
25Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-30 — Hardee at Peachtree Creek
Troops of Gen. W.J. Hardee’s A.C. [CS] were posted in this sector, July 18, 1864, to guard the creek crossings when it was learned that Federal forces were moving toward Atlanta from Pace’s & Power’s Fys., Chattahoochee River. Wheeler’s Cav. . . . Map (db m16426) HM
26Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-71 — Hardee’s Attack
July 20, 1864. At 3:30 P.M., 3 divisions of Hardee’s A.C., [CS] Bate’s, Walker’s, & Maney’s, moved to the attack of Newton’s 4th A.C. div. [US] posted on the ridge 200 yards north of Collier Road. Bate, on the right of the corps, was just west of . . . Map (db m16506) HM
27Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-40A — Harrison’s Brigade
The 5 regts. of Col. Benjamin Harrison’s brigade of Ward’s div. (20th A.C.) [US] were N. of this ridge when the Confederate attack in this sector was made. The brigade was moved forward in support of Geary’s line & deployed astride Tanyard Branch . . . Map (db m16498) HM
28Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-51 — Howell's Mills
A notable ante-bellum land-mark established 1852, by Judge Clark Howell (1811-1882). Two buildings -- grist and sash-sawmills -- which stood on the N. bank, and in the bend of, Peachtree Cr. 1000 ft. west of the present bridge. The old road crossed . . . Map (db m23271) HM
29Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-73 — King's Brigade
July 20, 1864. In Federal advances on Atlanta from the N.E., a gap was left between the 23d A.C. (on Briarcliff Rd.) and Newton’s Div., 4th A.C. on Peachtree Rd. S. of the creek. Two 4th A.C. divisions were shifted E. to occupy the gap. When both . . . Map (db m23247) HM
30Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-48 — Maj. William C. Preston C.S.A
Commanding Artillery Battalion attached to Alexander P. Stewart’s Corps [CS] - killed in action while supervising placement of two sections of Selden’s Ala. Battery, Lt. Chas. W. Lovelace, commanding, near the Embry House, July 20th, 1864, during . . . Map (db m16505) HM
31Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-64 — Moore's Mill
300 yds. downstream stood the structures of Moore’s Mill ~ a sash-sawmill &, lower down, a gristmill connected by a flume with the dam which impounded the waters of Peachtree and Woodall creeks: the ford was below the dam. Thomas Moore . . . Map (db m35689) HM
32Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-70 — Newton’s Division
July 20, 1864. Gen. John Newton’s div., Howard’s 4th A.C., marching S. from Buckhead, relieved T. J. Wood’s div., this side of Peachtree Cr., & moved to this ridge where two brigades were deployed: Kimball’s W. of, & Blake’s E. of, Peachtree Rd. -- . . . Map (db m29417) HM
33Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-44 — O’Neal’s Brigade
O’Neal’s (formerly Cantey’s) brigade, Walthall’s div. [CS] began its assault abreast & on the rt. of Reynolds’. It struck the rt. of Geary’s 20th A.C. div. [US] posted on Collier Rd., forcing Geary to refuse Candy’s brigade (in part) together with . . . Map (db m41956) HM
34Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-45 — O’Neal’s Brigade at the Ravine
July 20, 1864. Not until O’Neal’s Alabama & Mississippi troops [CS] plunged down the wooded slope from Collier Rd., did the formation of Geary’s [US] refused line & the re-entrant angle created thereby, become apparent to them. Geary’s right . . . Map (db m29414) HM
35Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-20 — Old Cheshire Bridge Road Reported missing
In 1864 the Old Cheshire Bridge Rd., leading E. from Buckhead generally on the trace of the present E. Pace’s Fy. Rd., crossed this area & ran S.E. to N. Fork Peachtree Cr. & beyond. Howard’s 4th A.C. [US], marching from Power’s Ferry, . . . Map (db m53481) HM
36Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-49 — Old Mt. Zion Church
In 1864, Mt. Zion Baptist Church stood on the site of the North Side Park Baptist Church. July 20. The skirmish line of Walthall’s div., Stewart’s A.C., [CS] was astride Howell Mill Rd., just N. of the church. When Reynolds’ & O’Neal’s . . . Map (db m29827) HM
37Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-42 — On Geary's Front
In 1864, Collier Rd. topped the ridge N. Descending the slope E. it crossed the branch below the dam at Collier’s Mill. Geary’s left – Candy’s brigade & Aleshire’s batteries [US] - were aligned along the old road facing south. The 33d N.J. . . . Map (db m16532) HM
38Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-50 — Outer Defense Line
News of Federal crossings of the Chattahoochee July 17, 1864 prompted the building of a defense line N & E of Atlanta, by the forces of Gen. Hood, C.S.A., who assumed command July 18. The E.-W. line crossed Howell Mill Rd. here. Gen. A.P. Stewart’s . . . Map (db m17767) HM
39Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 26 — Peach Tree Creek Crossing Newton Protects Thomas's Left Flank — Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail —
The new commander of the Army of Tennessee, Confederate General John B. Hood, hoped to destroy one of Union General William T. Sherman's three armies as it crossed Peach Tree Creek. Hood's target was Major General George Thomas's Army of the . . . Map (db m142534) HM
40Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-52 — Reynold’s Brigade
Federal 14th A.C. advancing from Pace’s Fy. (largely on Howell Mill Rd.) were stubbornly resisted by Wheeler’s vastly outnumbered cavalry. Reynold’s Arkansans, Walthall’s div. Stewart’s A.C., were posted N. of the creek, July 14, to support . . . Map (db m23270) HM
41Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-46 — Reynolds’ Brigade at the Ravine
July 20, 1864. Four regiments of Reynolds’ Arkansas brigade, Walthall’s div., Stewart’s A.C., [CS] having deployed abreast at old Mt. Zion Ch., moved in a right oblique across Howell Mill & Collier rds. into the wooded ravine. The assault fell upon . . . Map (db m16515) HM
42Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-59 — Rt. Of 20th A.C. Line
July 20, 1864. In the Battle of Peachtree Cr. the right of the Federal 20th A.C. (Ruger’s brigade, Williams’ div.) rested on Howell Mill Rd. in this vicinity. The line was prolonged W. to the Chattahoochee River by the 14th A.C., R. W. Johnson’s 1st . . . Map (db m23210) HM
43Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-119 — Sardis Methodist Church
Sardis Methodist Church is built on land taken from the Indians by Sy Donaldson and given to the church before this section of the State had been surveyed -- when land was platted by beeswax string, and there were no deeds. Believed to date from . . . Map (db m23340) HM
44Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-37 — Scott's Brigade
On the high hill 500 yds. S. of Collier Rd. the left of Scott’s brigade (27th, 35th &49th Ala., & 12th La.) Loring’s div. [CS] dislodged Geary’s outpost, [US] the 33d N.J. regt. & captured its flag. Pressing forward, the left of Scott’s line . . . Map (db m29288) HM
45Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-21 — Site of Old Cheshire Bridge
The original Cheshire Bridge Road, crossing N. Fork Peachtree Cr. at this point, was the route taken by two divisions of Howard’s 4th A. C. moving to occupy a gap in the Federal line between Peachtree Rd. and Schofield's 23rd A. C. posted S. of . . . Map (db m28934) HM
46Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — Swan House
Swan House was completed in 1928 for Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hamilton Inman, heirs to a cotton-brokerage fortune. Named for the swan motif found throughout the interior, the house was designed by architect Philip Trammell Shutze (1890–1982), of . . . Map (db m108769) HM
47Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — Swan House
Completed in 1928, Swan House was the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Inman, heirs to a post-Civil War cotton brokerage fortune. The Inmans hired Hentz, Reid and Adler to design the house; Philip Trammell Shutze served as principal architect. Shutze . . . Map (db m197649) HM
48Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — The Battle of Peachtree CreekJuly 20, 1864 — Tablet #1 —
The battle of Peachtree Creek was the first of three desperate Confederate attacks on the armies commanded by Maj. General Wm. T. Sherman which were closing in on Atlanta. Although heavy skirmishing occurred between the Federal right and the . . . Map (db m87187) HM
49Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — The Confederate AttackThe Battle of Peachtree Creek — Tablet #5 —
On July 20th, Hood ordered the attack to begin at 1:00 P.M. Hardee and Stewart were to advance, drive the enemy back to the creek, and then west into the angle formed by the creek and the river; but events east of Atlanta caused the line to be . . . Map (db m87191) HM
50Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — The Confederate Attack, Cont.The Battle of Peachtree Creek — Tablet #6 —
On the right, Harrison placed two regiments across Tanyard Branch, to connect with Candy´s left, and three on the slight rise east of it. Scott´s brigade advanced across the thickly wooded hills between Northside and Whitehall drives, routing the . . . Map (db m87192) HM
51Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — The Federal AdvanceThe Battle of Peachtree Creek — Tablet #3 —
After noon on July 9th, Schofield´s Army of the Ohio (23rd Corps) had forced Johnston to cross the Chattahoochee River that night by a surprise crossing up river at Soap Creek. On the 12th, Howard´s 4th Corps of Thomas´ Army of the Cumberland . . . Map (db m87189) HM
52Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — The Federal Advance, Cont./The Change of CommandThe Battle of Peachtree Creek — Tablet #4 —
The Federal Advance, Cont. It finally reached the golf course area and deployed with Wood´s brigade on the left, Coburn´s in the center and Harrison´s on the right. Earlier, Newton´s division of Howard´s corps had crossed the creek and . . . Map (db m87190) HM
53Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — The Federal Forces Engaged/The Confederate Forces EngagedThe Battle of Peachtree Creek — Tablet #2 —
The Federal Forces Engaged (Sherman’s right wing) The Army of the Cumberland Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas Fourth Corps* 2nd Division Brig. Gen. John Newton (Kimball’s, Blake’s and Bradley’s brigades) Fourteenth Corps** 1st Division . . . Map (db m87188) HM
54Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-47 — The Hiram Embry Plantation
500 ft. W. stood the ante-bellum residence of Hiram H. Embry (1805-1877), a notable landmark during the battle of Peachtree Cr. At 4 P.M., July 20, 1864, Walthall’s div. [CS] advanced N. on this road to attack the Federal line above Collier Road . . . Map (db m17762) HM
55Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — The Indian Trail Echota
In this place the Indian Trail Echota crossed the Peach Tree Trail 1812Map (db m29384) HM
56Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-32 — Ward’s Div. Deployed
July 20, 1864. Gen. W. T. Ward’s 3rd div., 20th A.C., having crossed the creek at Peachtree Road, moved to the low ground at stream-side, its three brigands aligned westward, facing S. From East to West were Wood’s, Coburn’s and Harrison’s . . . Map (db m16501) HM
57Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-29 — Ward's Div. Crossed Peachtree Creek
July 20, 1864. Ward’s 20th A.C. div. crossed a short distance downstream, leaving the artillery on this side, because of difficult terrain south of the creek. Moving S.W., it occupied the section between Geary’s div. (W. of Collier’s Mill), & the . . . Map (db m23343) HM
58Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-28 — Ward's Div. Encamped
July 18, 1864. Ward’s 3d div., 20th A.C. moved to this position from Pace’s Fy. to occupy the sector on the immediate right of Howard’s 4th Corps which had marched from Power’s Fy, reaching Buckhead at noon. The other two 20th A.C. Divisions were . . . Map (db m22891) HM
59Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-57 — Williams' Div. Deployed
July 20, 1864. Williams' div., 20th A. C., having crossed Peachtree Cr. 750 yds. N., deployed his 3 brigades - Robinson's, Knipe's & Ruger's in the order named, on this ridge from this point W. This was part of a general move on Atlanta by Fed. . . . Map (db m16408) HM
60Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Buckhead — 060-23 — Wood's & Newton's Divs. at Peachtree Creek
July 19, 1864. Wood’s & Newton’s 4th A.C. divs. moving S. from Buckhead to effect crossings at Peachtree Cr. found the bridge burned. Wood improvised one & crossed two brigades which, after a sharp contest with Hardee’s troops [CS], drove them to . . . Map (db m23346) HM
61Georgia, Fulton County, Buckhead — Meet You at the Buck's Head / The Commercial Core Reimagined
Meet You at the Buck's Head In 1838, Henry Irby purchased more than 200 acres surrounding the intersection of Peachtree, Roswell, and Paces Ferry Roads for just $650. Irby was the son of a South Carolina harness maker and a relative newcomer . . . Map (db m197647) HM
62Georgia, Fulton County, Buckhead — Peachtree Heights EastEstablished 1909
In 1906 a tract of “wooded, wild land” was purchased by real estate developers Eretus “Petie” Rivers, a former railroad man turned real estate developer, and Frank C. Owens, President of Southern Land Co. Their planned new development was advertised . . . Map (db m197651) HM
63Georgia, Fulton County, Buckhead — The Buckhead Theatre / The Social Center Reimagined
The Buckhead Theatre
Built to show sound pictures, the Buckhead Theatre quickly became the community's “amusement home.” The theater opened in 1930 with Gold Diggers of Broadway (1929) – just the second two-color Technicolor, . . . Map (db m197643) HM
64Georgia, Fulton County, Buckhead — The Canton Apartments
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior The Canton Apartments 1928Map (db m197650) HM
65Georgia, Morgan County, Buckhead — Buckhead
On the occasion of its Bicentennial, Morgan County placed this marker here to commemorate the community of Buckhead One of the earliest settlements in Morgan County, the area around Buckhead was still in close proximity to Native . . . Map (db m16136) HM
66Georgia, Morgan County, Buckhead — 104-5 — Federal Raid
On Saturday, November 19, 1864, Federal troops under Gen. Geary, Sherman’s 20th Army Corps, drove a small detachment of Confederate soldiers out of Buckhead, ate dinner and then destroyed the water tank, all railroad buildings and a large supply of . . . Map (db m16144) HM
67Georgia, Morgan County, Buckhead — 104-4 — Park Home and Site of Park’s Mill
This house, built in early 1800 and used as a stagecoach stop, was located on Seven Islands Road which ran from Philadelphia to New Orleans. On Nov. 20, 1864, Federal raiders under Gen. Geary destroyed the nearby mill and ferry. At the request of . . . Map (db m17265) HM
68Georgia, Morgan County, Buckhead — Park's Mill
On the occasion of its Bicentennial, Morgan County placed this marker here to commemorate the community of Park’s Mill The construction of Park’s Mill is thought to be contemporary with the creation of Morgan County by act of the Georgia . . . Map (db m17274) HM
69Georgia, Morgan County, Buckhead — Swords
On the occasion of its Bicentennial, Morgan County placed this marker here to commemorate the community of Swords Named in honor of the family who contributed substantially to the economic success of the community, Swords has its roots . . . Map (db m16236) HM
70Georgia, Morgan County, Buckhead — 104-9 — The March to the Sea
On Nov. 15, 1864, after destroying Atlanta and cutting his communications with the North, Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, USA, began his destructive campaign for Savannah -- the March to the Sea. He divided his army [US] into two wings. The Right Wing . . . Map (db m16210) HM
71Georgia, Morgan County, Buckhead — L11 — The Oconee River Railroad BridgeBlue Springs - Swords — March to the Sea Heritage Trail —
Just below where the Apalachee River joins the Oconee River the Georgia Railroad constructed a massive bridge in the early 1840s, eventually connecting Augusta by rail to the newly-established town of Marthasville (now named Atlanta). It was "a . . . Map (db m113289) HM
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