Power's Ferry

Power's Ferry (HMAYB)

Location: Marietta, GA 30067 Cobb County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 54.133', W 84° 26.643'

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Established 1835 by James Power, (1790-1870).

Maj. Gen. O. O. Howard's 4th A. C. (Army of the Cumberland) [US], moved from Vining's station to this vicinity July 9, 10, 1864. Newton's (2d) div. was diverted to Roswell to support Garrard's cav. Stanley's (1st) and Wood's (3d) camped 3 mi. N. near Soap Creek, July 10.

Stanley crossed the Chattahoochee on Schofield's pontoon bridge at mouth of Soap Cr. and moved S. on the other side to cover Power's Ferry where Wood crossed on a pontoon bridge July 12. Newton, back from Roswell, crossed July 13. Stanley's and Newton's men built a trestle bridge at the upper island, July 14-16.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number033-90
Year Placed1989
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 7:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 736336 N 3754255
Decimal Degrees33.90221667, -84.44405000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 54.133', W 84° 26.643'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 54' 7.98" N, 84° 26' 38.58" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678, 334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1955-2069 Eugene Gunby Rd, Marietta GA 30067, US
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