Federal Right Wing

Federal Right Wing

Federal Right WingYear Erected: 1956

Marker Text: The rt. wing of the Army of the Cumberland, 14th & 20th A.C., was also the rt. of Sherman’s forces moving on Atlanta from the N. & E.

The 14th & 20th, having crossed the river at Pace’s Fy., July 17, 1864, moved E. to this intersection with Mt. Paran & Ridgewood roads. The 20th A.C. went into camp that night 21 mi. N.E. on Mt. Paran. 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.

Tips for Finding This Marker: At the intersection of West Paces Ferry and Mr Paran Roads in Atlanta