Garrard's Cavalry at Stone Mtn. Depot

Garrard's Cavalry at Stone Mtn. Depot (HM6EB)

Location: Stone Mountain, GA 30083 Dekalb County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 48.731', W 84° 10.221'

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July 18, 1864. Garrard's cav. div. & Lightburn's 15th A.C. (US) brigade moved from Browning's Court House (TUCKER), to this vicinity & destroyed 2 miles of Ga. R.R. track, several culverts, & the water tank.

July 19. Long's & Miller's brigades, Garrard's cav. again struck the R.R. & destroyed quartermaster & commissary stores, 200 bales of cotton & additional trackage.Dibrell's brigade, Kelly's div., Wheeler's cav. corps made all possible defense efforts, both days, to prevent the destruction of Alanta's eastern line of communication.
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HM NumberHM6EB
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number044-16
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 9:48pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 761926 N 3744932
Decimal Degrees33.81218333, -84.17035000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.731', W 84° 10.221'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 43.86" N, 84° 10' 13.26" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6670 James B Rivers Dr, Stone Mountain GA 30083, US
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