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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Sandy Springs

 
Clickable Map of Fulton County, Georgia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Fulton County, GA (367) Carroll County, GA (21) Cherokee County, GA (6) Clayton County, GA (49) Cobb County, GA (190) Coweta County, GA (25) DeKalb County, GA (99) Douglas County, GA (3) Fayette County, GA (14) Forsyth County, GA (7) Gwinnett County, GA (36)  FultonCounty(367) Fulton County (367)  CarrollCounty(21) Carroll County (21)  CherokeeCounty(6) Cherokee County (6)  ClaytonCounty(49) Clayton County (49)  CobbCounty(190) Cobb County (190)  CowetaCounty(25) Coweta County (25)  DeKalbCounty(99) DeKalb County (99)  DouglasCounty(3) Douglas County (3)  FayetteCounty(14) Fayette County (14)  ForsythCounty(7) Forsyth County (7)  GwinnettCounty(36) Gwinnett County (36)
Sandy Springs, Georgia and Vicinity
    Fulton County (367)
    Carroll County (21)
    Cherokee County (6)
    Clayton County (49)
    Cobb County (190)
    Coweta County (25)
    DeKalb County (99)
    Douglas County (3)
    Fayette County (14)
    Forsyth County (7)
    Gwinnett County (36)
 
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GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1Georgia (Fulton County), Sandy Springs — 060-10 — 23d A.C. to Decatur
July 17, 1864. Schofield’s 23d A.C. left its river positions near Isom’s ferry on a march designed to gain the N.E. sector of the final approach to Atlanta by Federal forces. Cox’s (3d) div continued to Sandy Springs on this road where a rt. turn . . . — Map (db m22964) HM
2Georgia (Fulton County), Sandy Springs — 060-15 — 4th & 23d A.C. Advance
Howard’s 4th A.C. was aligned along this ridge (Mt. Vernon Rd.) from a point .5 mi. N.E. of Crossroads Ch. to 1.5 mi. S.W.. at the river. These troops reached this ridge July 12, 13, 1864, having crossed the Chattahoochee at Power’s & Isom’s . . . — Map (db m10818) HM
3Georgia (Fulton County), Sandy Springs — 060-12 — Gen. J. D. Cox's Div. To Old Cross Keys
Maj. Gen. J. M. Schofield`s 23d A.C. (US) having crossed the Chattahoochee July 8, 1864, remained near Isom`s Ferry until the 17th. On that day the corps moved toward Sandy Springs (on Mt. Vernon Rd.). Hascall`s div. turned S. (on Long Island Drive) . . . — Map (db m10819) HM
4Georgia (Fulton County), Sandy Springs — 060-11 — Hascall’s Div. Camped
Brig. Gen. Milo Hascall’s (2d) div., 23d A. C., having crossed the Chattahoochee River at Isom’s Ferry (mouth of Soap Cr.), July 8, 1864, reached this point, evening July 17. This date marked the initial Federal moves upon Atlanta. Hascall’s march . . . — Map (db m17861) HM
5Georgia (Fulton County), Sandy Springs — 060-13 — Hascall's Div. Joins Cox's Line of March
July 17, 1864. Gen. J. D. Cox’s 23d A.C. [US], enroute from Isom's Ferry via Mt. Vernon Rd., turned S.E. at Sandy Springs & followed a rural trail (now Johnson’s Ferry and Chamblee roads) to & beyond Nancy’s Creek in DeKalb Co. Cox’s div. was . . . — Map (db m16424) HM
6Georgia (Fulton County), Sandy Springs — 060-114 — Hightower (Etowah) Trail<------->
Hightower (Etowah) Trail, one of the best marked Indian trails in Georgia, and a main road along which many settlers built their homes until the 1840’s, crossed this highway near here on its way to a nearby ford on the Chattahoochee River. A . . . — Map (db m33435) HM
7Georgia (Fulton County), Sandy Springs — 060-14 — Howard's 4th A.C. Line
These troops [US], having crossed the river at & near Power’s Ferry July 12, 13, 1864, occupied an intrenched line on this ridge facing S.E. until the 18th ~ the rt. resting on the river, the left near Crossroads Church. Stanley’s & Newton’s men . . . — Map (db m17848) HM
8Georgia (Fulton County), Sandy Springs — 060-16 — Howard's March to Buckhead
July 18, 1864. Howard’s 4th A.C. left Crossroads Ch 4:30 A.M., Newton’s div leading, followed by Stanley’s & Wood’s. Just below Mt. Paran Rd. Newton’s column was assailed by Williams’ Kentucky Brigade of Wheeler’s cav., which opposed the Federals . . . — Map (db m17852) HM
9Georgia (Fulton County), Sandy Springs — 060-7 — McPherson's Troops March to Decatur
July 17, 1864. The three Federal armies, commanded by Gen. W. T. Sherman, having crossed the Chattahoochee River at Soap Creek, at Power’s & Pace’s ferries, & at Shallow Ford near Roswell, began the moved toward Atlanta on a wide front, designed to . . . — Map (db m39359) HM
10Georgia (Fulton County), Sandy Springs — Sandy Springs United Methodist Church Historic Cemetery
Formerly Sandy Springs Methodist Episcopal Church South Founded 1848 — Map (db m51422) HM
11Georgia (Fulton County), Sandy Springs — The History of the City of Sandy Springs, Georgia
Sandy Springs, Georgia, the unincorporated community just north of Atlanta, began a 30-year campaign for incorporation when the City of Atlanta tried to annex the area in the 1970s. The Committee for Sandy Springs formed in 1975 to incorporate Sandy . . . — Map (db m53430) HM
12Georgia (Fulton County), Sandy Springs — 060-9 — To Sandy Springs and Old Cross Keys
Schofield’s 23rd A.C., the first of the Federal forces to cross the Chattahoochee River at Isom’s Ferry on July 8, remained on this ridge from July 8 to 17, 1864. On the 17th the corps began its march to make contact with McPherson’s Army of the . . . — Map (db m10525) HM
 
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