Lay's Ferry

Lay's Ferry (HM131H)

Location: Calhoun, GA 30701 Gordon County
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N 34° 32.062', W 84° 58.58'

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Lay's or Tanner's Ferry, Oostanaula River, was 1.5 mi., S. W. of this point ~ access road thereto no longer existing.

May 14, 1864, Sweeny's (2d) div. 16th A. C. [US] moved to Lay's Ferry & effected crossing by one brigade but a false rumor of Confederate crossings above caused the Federals to withdraw to this side.

May 15, Sweeny's div. made the crossing. He was at once assailed by Walker's div. of Hardee's Corps [CS] ~ an affair known as the battle of Lay's Ferry. This move on Johnston's left rear caused him to abandon position at Resaca & retreat South.
HM NumberHM131H
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number064-12
Year Placed1960
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 9:00am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 685716 N 3823267
Decimal Degrees34.53436667, -84.97633333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 32.062', W 84° 58.58'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 32' 3.72" N, 84° 58' 34.80" W
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Area Code(s)706, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-153 Hall Memorial Rd, Calhoun GA 30701, US
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