4TH & 23D A.C. Advance historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
4TH & 23D A.C. Advance 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: Old Powers Ferry Rd and Mt Vernon Highway, Sandy Springs
Text of marker: "4TH & 23D A.C. ADVANCE. Howards 4th A.C. was aligned along this ridge (Mt. Vernon Rd.) from a point 0.5 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 ferries. Hascall's div. (23d A.C.) was intrenched on Howard's left (along Mt. Vernon Rd.), when both lines were adjusted July 14. Sherman, from h'dq'rs here (July 17-18), directed initial movements of Federal forces, from Roswell to Pace's Ferry, toward Atlanta. From these environs the 23d A.C. marched via Sandy Springs to Old Cross Keys, July 17; the 4th, via Power's Fy. Rd. to Buckhead July 18. 060-15 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_4th-23d-ac
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_4th-23d-ac
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
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