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Geary's Div. to Peachtree Creek - GHM 060-55 – Fulton Co., GA
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N 33° 49.430 W 084° 24.597
16S E 739709 N 3745640
Quick Description: Geary's Div. to Peachtree Creek Sate Historical marker located at Peachtree Battle Ave at Arden Rd, Atlanta.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 10/21/2007 4:17:48 PM
Waymark Code: WM2ETY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
Views: 21

Long Description:

GEARY'S DIV. TO PEACHTREE CREEK

July 19, 1864. Geary's Div. 20th A.C [Federal] camped the previous night Paces ferry Road (at Arden) Moving S.W. on the ridge E. of green Bone Cr. by a road more or less identical with Arden. Geary's intonation was to cross Peachtree Cr. at Howell’s Miils. Learning that Palmer’s 14th A.C. was there, Geary shifted his column to the southward near Hiram Casey house and headed for a point .7 mi. above the mills.

On the wooded ridge in the bend of the cr. S. on the hills was massed: 2 batteries were trained on the hills opposite & timber was cut & shaped for a rapid bridging of the stream.

GHM 060-55 - Georgia Historical Commission - 1955


Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 060-55

Date: 1955

Sponsor: Not listed

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