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Decatur in DeKalb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

July 22, 1864

 
 
July 22, 1864 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 20, 2010
1. July 22, 1864 Marker
Inscription. This cemetery was the scene of an engagement between 8th Confederate Cavalry Col. J. S. Prather commanding and a large force of Federal troops. The latter were repulsed and 225 prisoners taken.
 
Erected by Agnes Lee Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 33° 46.667′ N, 84° 17.5′ W. Marker is in Decatur, Georgia, in DeKalb County. Marker is on Commerce Drive (Route 155) 0.1 miles east of North Candler Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. The marker is mounted on the right gatepost of the Historic Decatur Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Decatur GA 30030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Decatur Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Decatur (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wheeler’s Cav. at Decatur (approx. 0.3 miles away); DeKalb County (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Stoneman Raid (approx. 0.3 miles away); Steatite Boulder
July 22, 1864 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 20, 2010
2. July 22, 1864 Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Garrard’s Cavalry Raid (approx. 0.3 miles away); Houston Mill Millstone (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Decatur.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
July 22, 1864 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 20, 2010
3. July 22, 1864 Marker
The marker for the Historic Decatur Cemetery can be seen inside the gateposts.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 818 times since then and 21 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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