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Cox's Div. & Dodge's 16th A.C. Make Contact



Marker ID: GHM 044-6
Location: Johnson Ferry Road at Nancy Creek Bridge
County: DeKalb
Coordinates: N 33° 53.860    W 084° 20.717
  33.897667    -84.345283
Style: Free Standing **
Status: The marking is missing.
Waymark: None
 



Text:

July 17, 1864. Cox´s division, 23rd A.C. marching South East from Sandy Springs reached Nancy´s Creek at evening and camped on the north side of it. Dodge´s 16th A.C. having moved south from Roswell, camped on the creek 1 mile north of Old Cross Keys and 1 mile to Cox´s left ~ as Planned.

July 18. Both commands [US] passed through Old Cross Keys settlement. Dodge´s column turned east to the Rainey plantation ~ Cox´s column division south to the Samuel House plantation.

Hascall´s division moving from Burdett´s farm on Mt. Paren, joined Cox´s line of march and continued southward from the House plantation.

GHM 044-6 GEORGIA HISTORICAL MARKER



 
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