Winder in Barrow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Stoneman Raid Battle of King's Tanyard
Capron passed through Jug Tavern late that night and marched to King’s Tanyard (5 miles NW on State 211) where he halted for two hours to rest his exhausted command. Before dawn on August 3rd, he was surprised by Williams’ Kentucky brigade [CS]. About 430 of his
This action, known also as the Battle of Jug Tavern, was the final event of the Federal fiasco called the Stoneman Raid.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 007-4.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1864.
Location. 33° 59.526′ N, 83° 43.284′ W. Marker is in Winder, Georgia, in Barrow County. Marker is at the intersection of North Broad Street (Georgia Route 11) and Laura Street, on the right when traveling south on North Broad Street. Marker is located on the lawn of the Barrow County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 North Broad Street, Winder GA 30680, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Barrow County (a few steps from this marker); Barrow County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson, Walton, and Gwinnett County Boundary Obelisk (within shouting distance of this marker); Barrow County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Barrow County Jail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Winder Railroad Depot (about 400 feet away); Builder of the Nation (about 400 feet away); Hal Jackson Park (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winder.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,967 times since then and 94 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 24, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.