Historic Markers Across Georgia



Howard's 4th A.C. Line



Marker ID: GHM 060-14
Location: Northside Dr at Mt Vernon Highway, Sandy Springs
County: Fulton
Coordinates: N 33° 53.907    W 084° 25.587
  33.89845    -84.42645
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1YK7
Howard's 4th A.C. Line Marker  



Text:

These troops [US] having crossed the river at & near Power´s Ferry July 12, 13, 1864, occupied an inerenched line on this ridge facing S.E. until the 18th ~ the rt. resting on the river, the left near Crossroads Church. Stanley´s & Newton´s men built a trestle bridge at the island July 14, 16, to replace the pontoon required at Pace´s Ferry.

July 17, Wood´s div. left this line & marched 3 mi. S. to Pace´s Ferry to cover the crossing of the 14th A.C. from Cobb County side. Woods route to & from Pace´s was in the difficult terrain between the river & Mt. Paran Road: the division returning that evening.

GHM 060-14 GEORGIA HISTORICAL MARKER 1954



 

 

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