Ball's Ferry

Ball's Ferry (HM2COW)

Location: Tennille, GA 31089
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 47.028', W 82° 57.528'

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Historic Crossing of the Oconee

An Ancient Ford Four Hundred Yards
Below This Point Was A Crossing Of
The Upper Uchee Indian Trail, Along
Which Marched Early Traders And
Military Expeditions. A Ferry Was Built
And Maintained There By John Ball
Prior To 1816.

Confederate Battlefield
On November 23 And 24, 1864, A
Confederate Force Of Cadets And
Convicts On Parole Under Gen. Henry
C. Wayne, Supported By Wheelers Cavalry,
Defended The Crossing Against A Part
Of Sherman's Forces On Their March
To The Sea.
Placed ByDepartment of Natural Resources Division of State Parks Historic Sites & Monuments
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 316557 N 3629017
Decimal Degrees32.78380000, -82.95880000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 47.028', W 82° 57.528'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 47' 1.6799999999999" N, 82° 57' 31.68" W
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Area Code(s)478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 258 GA-57, Tennille GA 31089, US
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