Historic Markers Across Georgia

4th A.C. at Buckhead

Marker ID: GHM 060-19
Location: East Paces Ferry at Grandview Drive, Atlanta
County: Fulton
Coordinates: N 33° 50.351    W 084° 22.583
  33.839183    -84.37638
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM17ZP
4th A.C. at Buckhead  Marker  


July 18, 1864. Left Wing. Army of the Cumberland, having moved from Power´s Fy., cast up a line of intrenchments covering roads leading E., S., & W. Contact was made with the 20th A. C. to the right (on Pace´s Fy. Rd.) & to the left with Schofield´s 23d A. C. at Goodwin´s.

July 19. Wood´s & Newton´s divs. marched S. on Peachtree Rd. & in concert with 20th & 14th A. C. westward. forced crossings at Peachtree Cr. Stanley´s div. moved E. by the old Cheshire Bridge Rd. to occupy a wide gap between Peachtree Rd. & Schofield´s A. C. on Pea Vine Creek (near Briarcliff Rd.). Wood´s div. followed Stanley the next day via the same route.

060-19 Georgia Historical Commission 1954