Browning's Courthouse

Browning's Courthouse (HM6E3)

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

N 33° 51.278', W 84° 13.019'

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At or near this crossroads stood the J.P. office of Browning's Militia District No. 572; cited in reports of Federal military operations July, 1864, as Browning's Court House.July 18. Logan's 15th A.C., enroute from Roswell to Decatur, detoured via Browning's to support Garrard's cavalry in its foray on the Georgia Railroad at Stone Mountain.

Lightburn's (2d) brigade, Smith's (2d) div., together with Maj. Hotaling's contingent of Logan's escort was sent from here to assist Garrard's horsemen in destroying the railroad at & near Stone Mountain depot. Logan withdrew to Henderson's Mill to camp that night.
HM NumberHM6E3
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number044-14
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 4:35am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 757481 N 3749523
Decimal Degrees33.85463333, -84.21698333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 51.278', W 84° 13.019'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 51' 16.68" N, 84° 13' 1.14" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770, 404
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4973-4981 GA-236, Tucker GA 30084, US
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