Site of Old Cheshire Bridge-GHM 060-21-Fulton Co
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 33° 49.532 W 084° 21.105
16S E 745092 N 3745965
Quick Description: Buford Hwy just east of Lenox Rd on South side of Buford. This one is covered by tree limbs so it is very hard to see.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/2/2009 12:43:32 PM
Waymark Code: WM6XK4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 5

Long Description:
The original Cheshire Bridge Road crossing North Fork Peachtree Creek at this point, was the route taken by two divisions of Howard´s 4th A. C. moving to occupy a gap in the Federal line between Peachtree Road and Schofield´s 23rd A. C. Posted South on Durand´s Mill (Briarcliff Road).

July 19, 1864. Stanley´s division was opposed by Confederate Cavalry which burned the bridge and was delayed until it was rebuilt. Stanley camped South East near the county line.

July 20. Wood´s division followed - brought forward from Buckhead by Howard who had returned from Stanley´s camp for that purpose.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 060-21

Date: 1954

Sponsor: GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION

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