Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The 23D Corps at Soap Creek
A Confederate cavalry outpost and field-piece were captured. This Federal crossing forced Johnston to abandon his River Line at and below Bolton; he withdrew to the Fulton County side of the Chattahoochee River, July 9.
Erected 1992 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 033-92.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 8, 1901.
Location. 33° 56.288′ N, 84° 26.621′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Road to parking lot for Chattahoochee River NRA 0 miles south Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta GA 30067, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Soap Creek Paper Mills (within shouting distance of this marker); The 23d Corps at Soap Creek (within shouting distance of this marker); Gantt House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Confederate Battery Position (approx. 1.4 miles away); Isom's Ferry (approx. 1.7 miles away); Garrard & Newton Move on Roswell (approx. 2.3 miles away); The River Patrol & Cochran’s Ford (approx. 2½ miles away); Power's Ferry (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
More about this marker. This marker replaced an earlier marker of the same title and similar text erected by the Georgia Historical Commission, which had disappeared from its location on Paper Mill Road, near this site.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 13, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,180 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on March 14, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 13, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.