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Sandy Springs in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Howard's 4th A.C. Line

 
 
Howard's 4th A.C. Line Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, April 11, 2009
1. Howard's 4th A.C. Line Marker
Inscription. These troops [US], having crossed the river at & near Power’s Ferry July 12, 13, 1864, occupied an intrenched 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 the Cobb County side. Wood’s route to & from Pace’s was in the difficult terrain between the river & Mt. Paran Road; the division returned that evening.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-14.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 53.907′ N, 84° 25.587′ W. Marker is in Sandy Springs, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Mount Vernon Highway NW and Northside Drive NW, on the right when traveling west on Mount Vernon Highway NW. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30328, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 4th & 23d A.C. Advance (approx.
Howard's 4th A.C. Line Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, April 11, 2009
2. Howard's 4th A.C. Line Marker
ľ mile away); The River Patrol & Cochran’s Ford (approx. one mile away); Power's Ferry (approx. one mile away); Isom's Ferry (approx. 1.6 miles away); Confederate Battery Position (approx. 1.7 miles away); Howard's March to Buckhead (approx. 1.8 miles away); Hascall’s Div. Camped (approx. 2 miles away); To Sandy Springs and Old Cross Keys (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sandy Springs.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Howard's 4th A.C. Line Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, April 11, 2009
3. Howard's 4th A.C. Line Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 611 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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