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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Sandy Springs
Sandy Springs, Georgia and Vicinity
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|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Formerly Sandy Springs Methodist Episcopal Church South
Founded 1848 — — Map (db m51422) HM|
|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|
|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|