Between the Peachtree Cr. Forks

Between the Peachtree Cr. Forks (HMEOU)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30324 Fulton County
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N 33° 49.057', W 84° 20.94'

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July 19, 1864. The march of Stanley's div. (4th AC.) on the Old Cheshire Bridge Rd 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 the Chattahoochee to & 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 20 . While Stanley resumed his march to Durand's Mill, Howard returned to Buckhead & brought forward Wood's div; these troops were moved E. to fill a gap in the Federal lines.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number060-22
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 1:18am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 745369 N 3745094
Decimal Degrees33.81761667, -84.34900000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 49.057', W 84° 20.94'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 49' 3.42" N, 84° 20' 56.40" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1214-1246 Lavista Rd NE, Atlanta GA 30324, US
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