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Fulton County Historical Markers

Hascall’s Div. Joins Cox’s Line of March


  • Source: David Seibert
  • Marker: Hascall’s Div. Joins Cox’s Line of March
  • Location: Johnson Ferry Rd immediately east of Ga 400 overpass

HASCALL’S DIV. JOINS COX’S LINE OF MARCH

July 17, 1864. Gen. J. D. Cox’s div. 23d A.C. [US], enroute from Isom’s Ferry via Mt. Vernon Rd., turned S.E. at Sandy Springs & followed a rural trail (now Johnson’s Ferry and Chamblee roads) to & beyond Nancy’s Creek in DeKalb Co. Cox’s div. was scheduled to meet, at Old Cross Keys, Dodge’s 16th A.C. which was moving south from Roswell. Cox’s column passed this intersection at 5 P.M. & camped at the cr. 1 mi. S. E. July 18. Hascall’s div. left the Burdett farm (on Mt. Paran Rd) & marching N. E. to this point, turned S. E. on Cox’s line of march, passing his column at the Samuel House plantation.

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