Garrard's Cavalry at Buchanan's

Garrard's Cavalry at Buchanan's (HMR3B)

Location: Doraville, GA 30340 Dekalb County
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N 33° 55.023', W 84° 15.54'

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J. W. Buchanan's residence, which stood on the Old Hightower Trail, where Peachtree Road crosses, was a landmark of Federal troop movements in July, 1864.

July 17, Garrard's cav., operating on the left of McPherson's Army of the Tenn., crossed the Chattahoochee at McAfee's Bridge & camped that night along the headwaters of Nancy's Creek west of Buchanan's.

Logan's 15th A.C. on Garrard's rt. camped along the Cr., having reached there from Roswell on the old Shallow Ford Rd. The objective of these troops ~ the destruction of the Ga. R. R.
HM NumberHMR3B
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number044-4
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 1:27am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 753407 N 3756342
Decimal Degrees33.91705000, -84.25900000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 55.023', W 84° 15.54'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 55' 1.38" N, 84° 15' 32.40" W
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Area Code(s)770, 678, 404
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6101 Buford Hwy NE, Doraville GA 30340, US
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