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Loganís 15th Corps & Garrardís Cavalry

 
 
Loganís 15th Corps & Garrardís Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 31, 2010
1. Loganís 15th Corps & Garrardís Cavalry Marker
Inscription.  July 18, 1864. Loganís 15th A.C., Army of the Tennessee [US], having detoured from the old Shallow Ford Rd. at the Rainey plantation (4 mi. W.) moved to this point where it joined Garrardís cav. which, via McAfee's bridge (Chattahoochee River) & Buchananís house (Hightower Trail at Buford Highway), was enroute S. to Browning's Court House (TUCKER).

Loganís corps, in support of Garrard, moved 2 mi. S. to Browningís where it marked time the rest of the day while Lightburn's brigade was sent with the cavalry to destroy the Georgia R.R. at and near Stone Mountain.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 044-9.)
 
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 date for this entry is July 18, 1864.
 
Location. 33° 52.857′ N, 84° 13.205′ W. Marker is near Atlanta, Georgia, in DeKalb County. Marker is on Chamblee-Tucker Road 0 miles west of Pleasantdale Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map
Loganís 15th Corps & Garrardís Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 31, 2010
2. Loganís 15th Corps & Garrardís Cavalry Marker
Looking west on Chamblee-Tucker Road
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. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30340, 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. Browning's Court House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Loganís Corps Moves to Hendersonís Mill (approx. 2 miles away); Garrard & Lightburn to Stone Mountain (approx. 2.2 miles away); Site: Hendersonís Mill (approx. 2.4 miles away); The March to Decatur (approx. 3.1 miles away); Logan's 15th & Blair's 17th A.C. to Decatur (approx. 3.1 miles away); Garrard's Cavalry at Buchanan's (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Rainey Plantation (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Loganís 15th Corps & Garrardís Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 31, 2010
3. Loganís 15th Corps & Garrardís Cavalry Marker
Looking east on Chamblee-Tucker Road toward the intersection with Pleasantdale Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 17, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 991 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 31, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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