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Valley of Utoy Creek



Marker ID: GHM 060-152
Location: Peyton Rd at bridge over North Fork of Utoy Creek, Atlanta
County: Fulton
Coordinates: N 33° 44.336    W 084° 28.748
  33.738933    -84.47913
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM3ZC0
Valley of Utoy Creek  Marker  



Text:

Federal conducting siege operations on North and West fronts of Atlanta´s fortified lines were, at intervals, moved South toward East Point, in attempts to seize 2 railroads the entered the city from the southwest.

Palmer´s 14th A. C. marched from North West of the city by various roads to this vicinity and was aligned along the North Fork of Utoy Creek.

Aug. 5, 1864. Johnson´s lst division of the corps moved via Peyton Road to the Henry Bankston house near here, where it was deployed while the 15th & 18th U.S. Regulars forced passage of the creek - - after which the division crossed to south side and camped that night.

GHM 060-152 - GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION - 1958



 

 

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