Garrard's Cavalry at Buchanan's - GHM 044-4
N 33° 55.023 W 084° 15.540
16S E 753407 N 3756342
Quick Description: Lots of Federal Troops camped here during the Civil War.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 4/22/2007 12:21:47 PM
Waymark Code: WM1ER8
J.W. Buchanan's residence (which stood on the Old Hightower Trail), where Peachtree Road crosses, was a landmark of Federal troop movements in July, 1864.
July 17, Garrard's cav., operating on the left of McPherson's Army of the Tenn., crossed the Chattahoochee at McAfee's Bridge and camped that night along the headwaters of Nancy's Creek west of Buchanan's.
Logan's 15th A.C. on Garrard's rt. camped along the creek, having reached there from Roswell on the old Shallow Ford Rd. The objective of these troops-the destruction of the Ga. R.R.
Type of Marker: Other
Marker #: 044-4
Sponsor: Not listed
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