Between the Peachtree Creek Forks - GHM 060-22 - Fulton Co., GA
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N 33° 49.057 W 084° 20.940
16S E 745369 N 3745094
Quick Description: Between the Peachtree Creek Forks state historic marker located on LaVista Rd east of Cheshire Bridge Rd near the Fulton-DeKalb line.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 1/21/2009 12:03:04 PM
Waymark Code: WM5MCX
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
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Long Description:
Between the Peachtree Creek Forks


July 19, 1864. The march of Stanley´s division (4th AC.) on the Old Cheshire Bridge Road from Buckhead was delayed by the burning bridge at N. Fork, Peachtree Cr. Opposition by Confederate cavalry had marked the progress of the 4th AC. from Chattahoochee to and S. of Buckhead.

The bridge rebuilt, Stanley´s men marched to this vicinity 2.5 ml SE. of Buckhead where, with Gen. Howard in person, they camped. July . While Stanley resumed his march to Durand´s Mill, Howard returned to Ouckhead & Brought forward Wood´s division these troops were moved East to fill a gap in the Federal lines.

GHM 060-22 - Georgia Historical Commission 1954


Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 060-22

Date: 1954

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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