Historic Markers Across Georgia

Federal Right Wing

Marker ID: GHM 060-25B
Location: West Paces Ferry Rd at Mt Paran Rd
County: Fulton
Coordinates: N 33° 51.249    W 084° 26.274
  33.85415    -84.4379
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2471
Federal Right Wing  Marker  


The right wing of the Army of the Cumberland 14th and 20th A.C. was also the rt. of Sherman´s forces moving on Atlanta from N. & E.

The 14th and 20th having crossed the river at Pace´s Fy. July 17, 1864, moved E. to this intersection with Mt. Paren & Ridgewood road. The 20th A.C. went into camp that night 2 mi. N.E. of Mt. Paren. The 14th camped on the ridge S. of this point ~ both corps facing the valley of Nancy´s Creek to the Eastward.

July 18, Two 20th A.C. regts. (13th N.J. & 82d Ohio) were sent N.E. in support of Howard´s 4th A.C. on Power´s Fy. RD., at its passage of Nancy´s Creek, enroute to Buckhead.