23D A.C. to Decatur historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
23D A.C. to Decatur historical marker
Creator:
Hogan, Don
Date of Original:
1954
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Fulton County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Sandy Springs, 33.9242688, -84.3785379
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Mt Vernon Highway at Long Island Dr., Sandy Springs
Text of marker: "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 headed the column on its three-day march to Decatur, DeKalb Co. To secure wider coverage of the immediate front, Hascall's (2d) div. turned S. across Long Island Cr. to Mt. Paran Rd. where it camped at or near Burdett farm. The 4th A.C. (last of the 7 Federal corps to leave the river) began its march from Crossroads Church to Buckhead the next day, via Power's Fy. Rd. 060-10 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_23d-ac
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_23d-ac
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
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