The rt. wing of the Army of the Cumberland, 14th and 20th A.C., was also the rt. of Sherman forces moving on Atlanta from N. & E.
The 14th and 20th, having crossed the river at Pace Fy., July 27, 1864, moved E. to this intersection with Mt. Paran & Ridgewood roads. The 20th A.C. went into camp that night 2 mi. N.E. on Mt. Paran. The 14th camped on the ridge S. of this point ~ both corps facing the valley of Nancy Creek to the Eastward.
July 18. Two 20th A.C. regts. (13th N.J. & 82d Ohio) were sent N.E. in support of Howard 4th A.C. on Power Fy. Rd., at its passage of Nancy Creek,enroute to Buckhead.