Jonesboro in Clayton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Hardee’s Corps at Jonesboro
The attack by Davis’ 14th A. C. [US] at the salient drove Govan's brigade to a 2d position where the massed forces of Hardee withstood not only the 14th but Stanley’s 4th (which moved in E. of the R. R.) till night ended the battle & enabled Hardee to withdraw to Lovejoy’s.
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 031-25.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 32.004′ N, 84° 21.169′ W. Marker is in Jonesboro, Georgia, in Clayton County. Marker is on North Main Street (Georgia Route 54) 0 miles north of West Mimosa Drive, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jonesboro GA 30236, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Jonesboro The Second Day (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct The Warren House (about 300 feet away); Unknown Confederate Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Two Days of Battle at Jonesboro (approx. 0.2 miles away); Attack by Lee's Corps (approx. half a mile away); The March to the Sea (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Johnson-Blalock House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lee's Corps Withdrawn (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jonesboro.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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