Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Garrard & Newton Move on Roswell
July 9. Newton's 4th A. C. div. [US], moving from Vining's Station, traversed this road to Roswell to support Garrard's passage of the river at Shallow Ford -- retracing July 12 & crossing the river at Power's Ferry, July 13.
Erected 1963 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-93.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 56.741′ N, 84° 24.253′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Johnson Ferry Road and Columns Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. It is at the Johnson Ferry North unit of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area at the entrance off of Johnson Ferry Road. Proceed through the parking area, at the fork in the road go right. The marker will be on your right
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sandy Springs United Methodist Church Historic Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); 23d A.C. to Decatur (approx. 2 miles away); Isom's Ferry (approx. 2 miles away); The Sandy Springs (approx. 2 miles away); The History of the City of Sandy Springs, Georgia (approx. 2 miles away); To Sandy Springs and Old Cross Keys (approx. 2.1 miles away); Confederate Battery Position (approx. 2.1 miles away); Gen. J. D. Cox's Div. To Old Cross Keys (approx. 2.2 miles away).
More about this marker. On January 18, 2009, it was noticed that the marker was missing from the pole, which remained standing. The refurbished marker was re-erected as of May 17, 2009.
In 2017 the marker was moved further into the park near the boat ramp. It was previously located at the entrance to the parking lot.
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,391 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on May 19, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1. submitted on September 25, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 19, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 5, 6. submitted on March 17, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 7. submitted on January 18, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.