Jonesboro in Clayton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Cleburne’s, Maney’s & Bate’s divs., Hardee’s A.C. [CS] attacked the refused line from south of the gully, only to find it a fatal obstacle to a concerted assault on the intrenched lines & artillery of Harrow & Rice. Hardee’s attack was the signal for advance of S. D. Lee’s A.C. on the 15th corps front facing Jonesboro.
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 031-27.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 31.529′ N, 84° 21.811′ W. Marker is in Jonesboro, Georgia, in Clayton County. Marker is at the intersection of Tara Boulevard (U.S. 19/41) and Veterans Parkway, on the right when traveling south on Tara Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jonesboro GA 30238, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this Diverted Attack (approx. 0.3 miles away); Attack by Lee's Corps (approx. 0.4 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Jonesboro The First Day (approx. half a mile away); The Johnson-Blalock House (approx. half a mile away); Heritage Place (approx. half a mile away); Lee's Corps Withdrawn (approx. half a mile away); Clayton County (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jonesboro.
Regarding Battlefield Landmark. The deep gully described by the marker has been almost obliterated by development.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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