Battle of Pace's Ferry - Union Troops Seize Pontoon Bridge

The Battle of Pace's Ferry was an engagement fought on July 5, 1864, near Atlanta, Georgia, during the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War.

Union troops of Maj. Gen. Oliver O. Howard seized a key pontoon bridge over the Chattahoochee River, enabling Federal troops to continue their offensive to capture the important rail and supply center of Atlanta.