Stone Mountain in DeKalb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Unknown Confederate Dead
Although Federal troops raided and burned part of this city, Confederate hospitals were not molested. Brave and gallant Confederate women rendered valuable aid in caring for soldiers in Confederate hospitals here and elsewhere.
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 044-42A.)
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 1880.
Location. 33° 48.729′ N, 84° 10.263′ W. Marker is in Stone Mountain, Georgia, in DeKalb County. Marker is at the intersection of East Ponce de Leon Avenue and Silver Hill Road on East Ponce de Leon Avenue. This marker is located at the main entrance to the Stone Mountain 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 marker, measured as the crow flies. Stone Mountain Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Garrard's Cavalry at Stone Mtn. Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); 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 & Lightburn to Stone Mountain (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stone Mountain.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,671 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on July 31, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on August 4, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.