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Fulton County Historical Markers

Federal Right Wing to Peachtree Creek


  • Source: David Seibert
  • Marker: Federal Right Wing to Peachtree Creek
  • Location: West Paces Ferry Rd at Paces Place, just west of I-75

FEDERAL RIGHT WING TO PEACHTREE CREEK

July 18, 1864. The 14th A.C., which was posted on extreme rt. of the Cumberland Army, left camp at Mt. Paran Rd., crossed Nancy’s Creek & moved S. on Howell Mill Rd. to Peachtree Cr. Mitchell’s brigade of Davis’ div. covered the Ridgewood Rd. area between Nancy’s Cr. & the river, southward to Peachtree Creek.

Hooker’s 20th A.C. left camp on Mt. Paran Rd., crossed Nancy’s Cr., & moved E. on Pace’s Fy. Rd. to occupy the gap between the 14th A.C. & Howard’s 4th A.C. which had reached Buckhead at noon via Powers Fy. Rd. from where it had crossed the Chattahoochee River.

060-26A GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1956