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.)
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.
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. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 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 & Lightburn to Stone Mountain (approx. 3.8 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 1,110 times since then and 18 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.