4th & 23d A.C. Advance

4th & 23d A.C. Advance (HM6YG)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30327 Fulton County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 54.333', W 84° 24.982'

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Howard's 4th A.C. was aligned along this ridge (Mt. Vernon Rd.) from a point .5 mi. N.E. of Crossroads Ch. to 1.5 mi. S.W.. at the river. These troops reached this ridge July 12, 13, 1864, having crossed the Chattahoochee at Power's & Isom's ferries. Hascall`s div. (23d A.C.) was intrenched on Howard`s left (along M. Vernon Rd.)., when both lines adjusted July 14.

Sherman, from h'dq'rs here (July 17-18), directed initial movements of Federal forces, from Roswell to Pace's Ferry, to Atlanta.

From these environs the 23rd A.C. marched via Sandy Springs to Old Cross Keys, July 17; the 4th, via Power's Fy. Rd. to Buckhead July 18.
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HM NumberHM6YG
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number060-15
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 12:06pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 738887 N 3754689
Decimal Degrees33.90555000, -84.41636667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 54.333', W 84° 24.982'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 54' 19.98" N, 84° 24' 58.92" W
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Area Code(s)678, 404, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 940 Mt Vernon Hwy NW, Atlanta GA 30327, US
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