Howard's Corps at Nancy's Creek

Howard's Corps at Nancy's Creek (HMIM8)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30342 Fulton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 52.089', W 84° 23.58'

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July 18, 1864. The 4th A.C., marching from Crossroads Church to Buckhead, encountered a spirited opposition by Confederate cavalry & artillery S. of Mt. Paran Rd. On reaching the creek Newton's head of column found that the bridge had been burned & Col. Williams' brigade Wheeler's cav., with an artillery section, was posted on the ridge S. of the creek.

Newton brought up his artillery which covered the crossing of his skirmishers, supported by the 13th N.J. & 82d Ohio (20th A.C. regts.); passage was effected. Williams' was dispersed & Howard's A.C. continued to Buckhead.
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HM NumberHMIM8
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number060-17
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 2:43am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 741153 N 3750595
Decimal Degrees33.86815000, -84.39300000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 52.089', W 84° 23.58'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 52' 5.34" N, 84° 23' 34.80" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 215 Chastain Park Trail, Atlanta GA 30342, US
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