Historic Markers Across Georgia



Site: Utoy Post Office On Old Sandtown Rd.



Marker ID: GHM 060-165
Location: Cascade Rd at east side of I-285 junction
County: Fulton
Coordinates: N 33° 43.389    W 084° 30.134
  33.72315    -84.50223
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM3ZBP
Site: Utoy Post Office On Old Sandtown Rd.  Marker  



Text:

Est. March l836; discontinued July 7, 1866; a stop on the Decatur, Marthasville (Atlanta) White Hall & Sandtown stagecoach route in intervening years; also a landmark in the movement of Federal troops from the Atlanta siege lines to Red Oak and Jonesboro to cut the West Point and Macon railroads, in 1864.

August 26. Stanley´s 4th A. C. (Army of the Cumberland), having left positions N. of the city on the 25th, camped here on South Fork of Utoy Creek. Aug. 27. The corps marched toward Red Oak via Ben Hill to its next bivouac at and below Mt. Gilead Church near the Camp Creek crossing.

GHM 060-165 - GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION - 1990



 

 

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