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Site: Hardy Pace’s Res., Howard’s Headquarters Marker image, Touch for more information
By David Seibert, April 13, 2008
Site: Hardy Pace’s Res., Howard’s Headquarters Marker
Georgia (Cobb County), Vinings — 033-84 — Site: Hardy Pace’s Res. Howard’s Headquarters
Hardy Pace (1785-1864), operated the Chattahoochee River ferry at site of bridge where Pace’s Ferry rd. crosses. Federal forces occupied Vining’s Station, July 5-17, 1864, while preparing to cross at Pace’s & Power’s for the move on Atlanta. Gen. O. . . . — Map (db m29944) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Vinings — 033-86 — 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 . . . — Map (db m53668) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Vinings — 033-86 — 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 . . . — Map (db m53669) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Vinings — 033-83 — 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. . . . — Map (db m29945) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Vinings — 033-87 — The 4th Corps Posted Along the River
When the 4th A.C. reached the Chattahoochee July 5, attempts to cross were found impracticable because of Confederate opposition on the other side. Pending the crossing of the 23d A.C. at Soap Cr., July 8, the 4th A.C. marked time in trenches . . . — Map (db m23191) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Vinings — 033-85 — The Errant Pontoon Bridge: Paces Ferry
July 5, 1864. During Johnston’s retreat from Smyrna, a portion of his wagon-train detoured from the Atlanta-Marietta rd. via Vining’s Station to a pontoon bridge at Pace’s Ferry. Wheeler’s Cav. escorted the trains; when all were across, the bridge . . . — Map (db m21534) HM

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