Stanley & Wood March To Durand's Mill

Stanley & Wood March To Durand's Mill (HM61F)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30329 Dekalb County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 48.865', W 84° 20.047'

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July 19, 1864. When it became apparent that a wide gap existed in Federal troop deployment along Peachtree Cr. Between Peachtree Rd. & this, the old Williams Mill Rd., two divs. of Howard's 4th A.C. were sent S.E. from Buckhead to this vicinity to close the gap.

Stanely's div. marched via the old Cheshire Bridge Rd., camping at the County Line. Wood's div. followed Stanley the next day. Both columns moving E. on the present LaVista Road turned S. here & crossed S. Fork Peachtree Cr. at Durand's Mill - a shift of troops incident to the Federal advance on Atlanta.
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HM NumberHM61F
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number044-28
Year Placed1988
Placed ByGeorgia Historic Marker
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 5:16am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 746756 N 3744775
Decimal Degrees33.81441667, -84.33411667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.865', W 84° 20.047'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 51.90" N, 84° 20' 2.82" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2090 GA-42, Atlanta GA 30329, US
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