Garrard's & Lightburn's to Stone Mountain

Garrard's & Lightburn's to Stone Mountain (HM6E2)

Location: Tucker, GA 30084 Dekalb County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 50.982', W 84° 13.087'

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The principal object of the wide swing of Federal forces S.E. from Roswell, where they crossed the Chattahoochee, was to cut the Ga. R.R. at & near Stone Mountain, thereby isolating Atlanta from the east.

Pursuant to plan, Logan's 15th A.C. was posted at Browning's Courthouse (Tucker) as support to Garrard's cav. in its move on the R.R. between Stone Mountain and Decatur.

Lightburn's brigade, of Logan's corps, moved on this road with Garrard's cav., July 18, 1864, to Stone Mountain - their progress resisted & impeded by Wheeler's Cavalry (CS) all the way.
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HM NumberHM6E2
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number044-15
Year Placed1984
Placed ByGeorgia Historic Marker
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 2:57am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 757391 N 3748973
Decimal Degrees33.84970000, -84.21811667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 50.982', W 84° 13.087'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 50' 58.92" N, 84° 13' 5.22" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770, 404
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2215 Fellowship Rd, Tucker GA 30084, US
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