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Garrard's Cavalry at Stone Mtn. Depot - GHM 044-16 - DeKalb CO., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 33° 48.712 W 084° 10.252
16S E 761879 N 3744896
Quick Description: Memorial Drive at Silver Hill Rd at cemetery in Stone Mountain, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 2/1/2008 7:11:23 AM
Waymark Code: WM32WA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
Views: 19

Long Description:

GARRARD'S CAVALRY AT STONE MTN. DEPOT

July 18, 1864. Garrard's cavalry division and Lightburn's 15 A.C. [US] brigade moved from Browning's Court House (Tucker), to this vicinity and destroyed 2 miles of GA R.R. track, several culverts, and the water tanks.

July 19, Long's and Miller's brigades, Garrard's cavalry again struck the R.R. and destroyed quartermaster and commissary stores, 200 bales of cotton and additional trackage.

Dilbrell's brigade, Kelly's division, Wheeler's cavalry corps made all possible defense efforts, both days to prevent the destruction of Atlanta eastern line of communication.

GHM 044-16 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954

Garrard's Cavalry at Stone Mtn. Depot
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 044-16

Date: 1954

Sponsor: Not listed

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