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Fulton County Historical Markers

4th A.C. at Buckhead


  • Source: Don Hogan
  • Marker: 4th A.C. at Buckhead
  • Location: East Paces Ferry at Grandview Drive, Atlanta

4TH A.C. AT BUCKHEAD

July 18, 1864. Left Wing, Army of the Cumberland, having moved from Power’s Fy., cast up a line of intrenchments covering roads leading E., S., & W. Contact was made with the 20th A. C. to the right (on W. Pace’s Fy. Rd.) & to the left with Schofield’s 23d A. C. at Goodwin’s.

July 19. Wood’s & Newton’s divs. marched S. on Peachtree Rd. & in concert with 20th & 14th A. C. westward, forced crossings at Peachtree Cr. Stanley’s div. moved E. by the old Cheshire Bridge Rd. to occupy a wide gap between Peachtree Rd. & Schofield’s A. C. on Pea Vine Creek (near Briarcliff Rd.). Wood’s div. followed Stanley the next day via the same route.

060-19 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954