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DeKalb County Historical Markers

Logan’s & Blair’s Camp Nancy’s Creek

  • Source: David Seibert
  • Marker: Logan’s & Blair’s Camp Nancy’s Creek
  • Location: Shallowford Rd just north of I-285 Frontage Road

July 17, 1864. Dodge’s 16th A.C., together with Logan’s 15th and Blair’s 17th [USA], having left Roswell by Shallow Ford Rd. enroute to Decatur, diverged from the column at the road-fork 2.5 mi. N. W. & moved toward Old Cross Keys.

Logan & Blair came this way from the road-fork & camped here on N. bank of Nancy’s Cr. Garrard’s cav. was E. - his left at Buchanan’s (Hightower Trail & Buford Highway).

Thus, the entire Federal army (consisting of seven corps) was posted along the creek in a concave line from Pace’s Ferry (Chattahoochee River) to the Hightower Trail.