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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Stone Mountain
By M. L., July 9, 2004
Covered Bridge with kids
| "Covered bridges" or "lattice bridges" were
common throughout the Eastern U.S, during the
nineteenth century. This bridge formerly
spanned the North Fork of the Oconee River in
the city of Athens, Ga.. connecting College
Avenue and Hobson . . . — — Map (db m11054) HM|
|July 18, 1864. Garrard’s cav. div. & Lightburn’s 15th A.C. (US) brigade moved from Browning’s Court House (TUCKER), to this vicinity & destroyed 2 miles of Ga. R.R. track, several culverts, & the water tank.
July 19. Long’s & Miller’s brigades, . . . — — Map (db m9933) HM|
|Hightower (Etowah) Trail, one of the best marked Indian Trails in Georgia, was a much used crossover between two of the noted Trading Paths radiating from Augusta. Recognized as a former boundary between Cherokee and Creek lands, a part of it . . . — — Map (db m33433) HM|
There is a true glory and a true honor: the glory of duty done - the honor of the integrity of principle.
Robert E. Lee
So, my son, when in the conflict of life - the cloud and the darkness come, stand . . . — — Map (db m87443) WM|
|On July 18 & 19, 1864, during the Atlanta Campaign, Union Brigadier General Kenner Garrard's cavalry division raided Stone Mountain. They skirmished with the Confederate cavalry brigade of Colonel George G. Dibrell, destroyed two miles of railroad . . . — — Map (db m113346) HM|
The richer, the wiser, the more powerful a man is, the greater is the obligation upon him to employ his gifts in the lessening of that sum of human misery.
Those who labor in the earth . . . — — Map (db m87449) WM|
|On Nov. 15, 1864, after destroying Atlanta and cutting his communications with the North, Maj. Gen. W. T. Sherman, USA, began his destructive campaign for Savannah -- the March to the Sea. He divided his army [US] into two wings. The Right Wing . . . — — Map (db m148183) HM|
|Here sleep, known but to God, approximately one hundred and fifty Confederate soldiers, most of whom died from disease, or wounds in the Confederate hospitals that were located near this spot. Some were killed in a skirmish with Federal raiders near . . . — — Map (db m33798) HM|