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 Kingís 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 Williamsí Kentucky brigade [CS]. About 430 of his men were captured and sent to Athens, a few escaping through the woods. Capron himself, with six men, reached the Union lines near Marietta four days later -- on foot.
This action, known also
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 007-4.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
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. Touch for map. Marker is located on the lawn of the Barrow County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 North Broad Street, Winder GA 30680, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barrow County (a few steps from this marker); Builder of the Nation (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Concord Methodist Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Winder's Most Historical Site (approx. ľ mile away); Glenwood Elementary and High School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Yargo (approx. 1.3 miles away); Russell House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Rockwell Universalist Church (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winder.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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