Hardy Pace's Res. Howard's Headquarters – GHM 033-84 – Cobb Co., GA
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N 33° 52.003 W 084° 27.873
16S E 734537 N 3750270
Quick Description: Hardy Pace (1785-1864), operated the Chattahoochee River ferry at site of bridge where Pace's Ferry rd. crosses the Chattahoochee River.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/30/2007 11:23:28 AM
Waymark Code: WM23RT
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
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Long Description:
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. O. Howard, 4th A. C., had headquarters at the Pace res., July 5-10. Vining's temporary terminal of the R. R. , was the subsistence & ammunition dump of the Federal army during the siege & capture of Atlanta. Wounded from the Atlanta front were sent to Vining's where the Pace house was used as a hospital ~ later, destroyed by fire.

033-84 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954

Located on the north side of Paces Mill Rd. in Vining's.

There are two other markers as short walk form this one.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 033-84

Date: 1954

Sponsor: Not listed

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