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

Browning's Courthouse

 
 
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By Felch Dumas, August 3, 2008
1. Browning's Courthouse Marker
Inscription. 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.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 044-14.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 51.278′ N, 84° 13.019′ W. Marker is in Tucker, Georgia, in DeKalb County. Marker is on LaVista Road (State Road 8) 0.1 miles east of Fellowship Road, on the left when traveling west. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Garrard's & Lightburn's to Stone Mountain (approx. 0.3 miles
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By Felch Dumas, August 3, 2008
2. Browning's Courthouse Marker
away); Logan’s Corps Moves to Henderson’s Mill (approx. 0.7 miles away); Logan’s 15th Corps & Garrard’s Cavalry (approx. 1.8 miles away); Site: Henderson’s Mill (approx. 2.1 miles away); The March to Decatur (approx. 2.3 miles away); Logan's 15th & Blair's 17th A.C. to Decatur (approx. 2.4 miles away); Federal Left Wing to Decatur (approx. 3 miles away); Dodge's & Blair's Columns Separate (approx. 3.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tucker.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Browning's Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 20, 2010
3. Browning's Courthouse Marker
The marker stands at a major intersection (looking west on LaVista Road at the Fellowship Road intersection)
Browning's Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 20, 2010
4. Browning's Courthouse Marker
Looking east on LaVista Road, toward downtown Tucker
 
 
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