Stone Mountain in DeKalb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Garrard's Cavalry at Stone Mtn. Depot
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.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 044-16.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 48.731′ N, 84° 10.221′ W. Marker is in Stone Mountain, Georgia, in DeKalb County. Marker is at the intersection of James B Rivers Memorial Drive and Silver Hill Road on James B Rivers Memorial Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stone Mountain GA 30087, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this Unknown Confederate Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Stone Mountain Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stone Mountain - Confederate Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Country Comes Before Me (approx. 1.6 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. 1.8 miles away); Covered Bridge (approx. 2.2 miles away); Hightower (Etowah) Trail (approx. 2.7 miles away); Garrard's & Lightburn's to Stone Mountain (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stone Mountain.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,084 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 4, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.