14th A.C. at Shoal Creek Church historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
14th A.C. at Shoal Creek Church historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1958
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Clayton County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Clayton County, 33.5419008, -84.3576542
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: NE of intersection of Flat Shoals Rd. and Fayetteville Rd.
Text of marker: "14TH A.C. AT SHOAL CREEK CHURCH. Aug. 29, 1864. The 10th Mich. reg't, in advance of Davis' 14th A. C. [US], enroute from Red Oak to Jonesboro, encountered Armstrong's & Martin's cav. [CS] posted at the church, where a spirited delaying action forced the 10th to withdraw. Aug. 30. The 14th A. C. advanced to the Church & after a brief halt, moved in 2 columns to the Fayetteville Rd.; Baird's div. marched N. E. to the Marcus Long house, then S. to Couch's (at Riverdale on State Highway 139). Morgan's & Carlin's divs. moved S. E. on a winding road to the Evans farm (also at Riverdale) where all were aligned along the old Fayetteville Rd. 031-35 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1958"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_14th-ac
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_14th-ac
Rights Holder:
Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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