Between the Peachtree Cr. Forks historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Between the Peachtree Cr. Forks historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Fulton County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, 33.79025, -84.46702
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: LaVista Rd. east of Cheshire Bridge Rd. at Fulton-DeKalb line
Text of marker: "BETWEEN THE PEACHTREE CR. FORKS. July 19, 1864. The march of Stanley's div. (4th A.C.) on the old Cheshire Bridge Rd. from Buckhead was delayed by the burning bridge at N. Fork, Peachtree Cr. Opposition by Confederate cav. had marked the progress of the 4th A.C. from the Chattahoochee to & S. of Buckhead. The bridge rebuilt, Stanley's men marched to this vicinity 2.5 mi. S.E. of Buckhead where, with Gen. Howard in person, they camped. July 20. While Stanley resumed his march to Durand's Mill, Howard returned to Buckhead & brought forward Wood's div.; these troops were moved E. to fill a gap in the Federal lines. 060-22 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 195"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_between-the-peachtree-cr
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_between-the-peachtree-cr
Rights Holder:
Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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