Howard's Corps at Nancy's Creek - GHM 060-17 – Fulton Co., GA
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N 33° 52.089 W 084° 23.580
16S E 741153 N 3750595
Quick Description: July 18, 1864. The 4th A.C. marching from Crossroads Church to Buckhead, encountered a spirited opposition by Confederate cavalry & artillery S. of Mt. Paren Rd.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 9/28/2007 6:49:01 AM
Waymark Code: WM29KM
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
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Long Description:
HOWARD'S CORPS AT NANCY'S CREEK


July 18, 1864. The 4th A.C. marching from Crossroads Church to Buckhead, encountered a spirited opposition by Confederate cavalry & artillery S. of Mt. Paren Rd. On reaching the creek Newton’s head of column found that the bridge had been burned & Col. Williams’ brigade was posted on the ridge S. of the creek. Newton brought up his artillery which covered the crossing of his skirmishers, supported by the 13th N.J. & 82d Ohio (20th A.C. regts.); passage was effected. Williams’ was dispersed & Howard’s A.C. continued to Buckhead.

GHM 060-17 - Georgia Historical Commission - 1954


Located on the east side of Powers Ferry Rd, just north of the bridge across Nancy Creek.

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 060-17

Date: 1954

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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