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.
HM NumberHM6EB
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number044-16
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 9:48pm PDT -07:00
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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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