The 14th & 20th A. C. Cross at Pace's Ferry historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
The 14th & 20th A. C. Cross at Pace's Ferry historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1985
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Cobb County
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns
Location:
United States, Georgia, Cobb County, 33.9414626, -84.5766729
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Paces Ferry Rd. just west of the Chattahoochee River Bridge
Text of marker: "THE 14TH & 20TH A. C. CROSS AT PACE'S FERRY. July 17, 1864. Palmer's 14th and Hooker's 20th A. C. [US] crossed to the Fulton Co. side of the river on two pontoon bridges. This passage was covered by Wood's 4th A.C. div., which marched down Mt. Paran Rd. from Power's Ferry, 3 mi. N. To divert attention of Johnston's forces [CS], to crossings below, Stoneman's cav. was sent S. (July 13) to threaten the A. & W. P. R. R. When it returned (July 16), Blair's 17th A.C. began its 29 mi. march from Turner's Fy. to Roswell where it crossed the 17th. This and the passage of the 14th and 20th Corps at Pace's, completed the crossing of the Federal infantry. 033-86 GEORGIA HISTORIC MARKER 1985"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_the-14th-20th-a-c
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_the-14th-20th-a-c
Rights Holder:
Copyright held by David Seibert. Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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