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Loganís Corps Moves to Hendersonís Mill

 
 
Loganís Corps Moves to Hendersonís Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 20, 2010
1. Loganís Corps Moves to Hendersonís Mill Marker
Inscription. July 18, 1864. Loganís troops, having detoured from Shallow Fd. Rd. to Browningís Court House (TUCKER), to co-operate with Garrardís cav, in the destruction of the Georgia R.R. at Stone Mtn., remained in this vicinity while Lightburnís brigade was sent to support Garrard.

When Lightburn returned, Logan withdrew the corps 1.5 mi. W. to Hendersonís Mill where it camped that night.

This withdrawal served two purposes: to make a more compact front for the Army of the Tennessee [US] & to get an adequate supply of water not available at Browningís.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 044-17.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 51.174′ N, 84° 13.705′ W. Marker is in Tucker, Georgia, in DeKalb County. Marker is at the intersection of Lavista Road (Georgia Route 236) and Midvale Road, on the right when traveling west on Lavista Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tucker GA 30084, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Garrard's & Lightburn's to Stone Mountain (approx. 0.6 miles away); Browning's Courthouse
Loganís Corps Moves to Hendersonís Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 20, 2010
2. Loganís Corps Moves to Hendersonís Mill Marker
Looking east on Lavista Road toward Tucker; Logan withdrew from Tucker along this road past the site of the marker.
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Site: Hendersonís Mill (approx. 1.5 miles away); The March to Decatur (approx. 1.7 miles away); Logan's 15th & Blair's 17th A.C. to Decatur (approx. 1.7 miles away); Loganís 15th Corps & Garrardís Cavalry (approx. 2 miles away); Federal Left Wing to Decatur (approx. 2.4 miles away); Dodge's & Blair's Columns Separate (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tucker.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Loganís Corps Moves to Hendersonís Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 20, 2010
3. Loganís Corps Moves to Hendersonís Mill Marker
Looking east on Lavista Road toward Atlanta. Logan's withdrawal turned right (north) at this point.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 838 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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