Dodge's & Blair's Columns Separate - GHM 044-19 - DeKalb Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 33° 51.301 W 084° 16.879
16S E 751526 N 3749406
Quick Description: July 19, 1864. Blair’s 17th A.C. followed by Dodge’s 16th [US], moved S. to this point where their lines of march diverged.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 7/24/2007 4:13:40 PM
Waymark Code: WM1X4F
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
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Long Description:
Dodge's & Blair's Columns Separate

July 19, 1864. Blair’s 17th A.C. followed by Dodge’s 16th [US], having camped near Blake’s Mill .6 mi. N. on Old Shallow Ford Rd. the night before, moved S. to this point where their lines of march diverged.

Dodge’s troops continued S. on rds. Now designated Briarcliff, Oak Grove, LaVista & Clairmont to Decatur, arriving there at evening. Blair’s corps under orders to follow Logan’s 15th A.C. to Decatur, turned E. along Briarcliff to Henderson’s Mill Rd. where it joined Logan’s column at the present Midway Church. The 15th had camped at Henderson’s Mill.

GHM 044-19 Georgia Historical Commission 1954

Located at the intersection of Briarcliff Rd at Shallowford Rd. The marker is on the North side of Shallowford Rd.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 044-19

Date: 1954

Sponsor: Not listed

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