Fort Mitchell, Alabama: Civil War General's Horse Mounting Rock

Confederate Brig. Gen. Cantey (1818-1874) is buried in his family cemetery. His triangular "Horse Mounting Stone" sits outside the graveyard's low brick wall.

Fort Mitchell Civil War Cemetery

Address:
553 Highway 165, Fort Mitchell, AL
Directions:
Fort Mitchell Civil War Cemetery. East side of Hwy 165. Stop in the visitor center.
Hours:
Th-Su (Call to verify)
Phone:
334-855-4731
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Important Cemetery Rock

Fort Mitchell National Cemetery has a rock with a sign on it that a Civil War general used it to climb on his horse.

[L Stubbs, 04/17/2006]

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