The 4th Corps at Vining's Station historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
The 4th Corps at Vining's Station historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1988
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Cobb County
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns
Location:
United States, Georgia, Cobb County, Vinings, 33.8648262, -84.4643744
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Paces Ferry Rd. at the old railroad station in Vinings
Text of marker: "THE 4TH CORPS AT VINING'S STATION. June 5, 1864. When Johnston's army [CS] withdrew from Smyrna to the river, Howard's 4th A. C., and Baird's div.(14th A.C.), [US] via highway and R. R. occupied Vining's. Baird's troops kept on down the R. R. until halted by Johnston's River Line. 4th A.C. troops pursued the Confederate wagon trains, escorted by Wheeler's Cav., toward the pontoon bridge at Pace's Ferry where they crossed the river. Morgan's 7th Ind. Battery [US] shelled the column from Vining's Hill. Also, from this eminence, Generals Sherman, Thomas and Baird, had their first view of Atlanta, across the Chattahoochee, 9.5 mi. S. E. 033-83 GEORGIA HISTORIC MARKER 1988."
Ed. Note: This date is actually in error; it should be July 5.
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_the-4th-corps-at-vinings-station
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_the-4th-corps-at-vinings-station
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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