Ward's Div. Encamped historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Ward's Div. Encamped historical marker
Creator:
Massar, Todd
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Fulton County
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Andrews Dr. and Habersham Way, Atlanta
Text of marker: "WARD'S DIV. ENCAMPED. July 18, 1864. Wards 3d div., 20th A.C. moved to this position from Pace's Fy. to occupy the sector on the immediate right of Howard's 4th Corps which had marched from Powers Fy., reaching Buckhead at noon. The other two 20th A.C. Divisions were aligned W. on Pace's Fy. Rd. These, together with the three divisions of the 14th A.C., continued the Federal line to the Chattahoochee River. July 19. Ward remained in camp here while his pioneer corps constructed bridges at Peachtree Creek where his troops crossed the next day to the battlefield of Peachtree Creek along Collier Road. 060-28 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1956"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_wards-div.-encamped
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_wards-div-3
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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