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Fulton County Historical Markers

Between the Peachtree Cr. Forks


  • Source: David Seibert
  • Marker: Between the Peachtree Cr. Forks
  • Location: LaVista Rd east of Cheshire Bridge Rd at Fulton-DeKalb line

BETWEEN THE PEACHTREE CR. FORKS

July 19, 1864. The march of Stanley’s div. (4th A.C.) on the old Cheshire Bridge Rd. from Buckhead was delayed by the burning bridge at N. Fork, Peachtree Cr. Opposition by Confederatecav. had marked the progress of the 4th A.C. from the Chattahoochee to & S. of Buckhead. The bridge rebuilt, Stanley’s men marched to this vicinity 2.5 mi. S.E. 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.

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