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

553 Highway 165, Fort Mitchell, AL
Fort Mitchell Civil War Cemetery. East side of Hwy 165. Stop in the visitor center.
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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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