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Between the Peachtree Creek Forks

Marker ID: GHM 060-22
Location: LaVista Rd east of Cheshire Bridge Rd near the Fulton-DeKalb line
County: Fulton
Coordinates: N 33° 49.057    W 084° 20.940
  33.81761666    -84.349
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM5MCX
Between the Peachtree Creek Forks  Marker  


July 19, 1864. The march of Stanley´s division (4th AC.) on the Old Cheshire Bridge Road from Buckhead was delayed by the burning bridge at N. Fork, Peachtree Cr. Opposition by Confederate cavalry had marked the progress of the 4th AC. from Chattahoochee to and S. of Buckhead.

The bridge rebuilt, Stanley´s men marched to this vicinity 2.5 ml SE. of Buckhead where, with Gen. Howard in person, they camped.

July 20. While Stanley resumed his march to Durand´s Mill, Howard returned to Ouckhead & Brought forward Wood´s division these troops were moved East to fill a gap in the Federal lines.

GHM 060-22 - Georgia Historical Commission 1954