Jonesboro in Clayton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Attack by Lee's Corps
Aug. 31. A concerted attack on the Fed. 15th A. C. between the town & Flint River westward, was made by Hardee's & S. D. Lee's corps [CS], the former advancing from below the town - the latter, in this sector, above it.
Lee's three divisions, Anderson's, Clayton's, & Stevenson's, moved directly on the intrenched front of the Federal forces at the river, but lacking adequate support on their left, Lee's troops were forced to abandon the field.
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 031-15.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
Location. 33° 31.861′ N, 84° 21.63′ W. Marker is in Jonesboro, Georgia, in Clayton County. Marker is at the intersection of Fayetteville Road (Georgia Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jonesboro GA 30236, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The March to the Sea (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of Jonesboro The First Day (approx. 0.4 miles away); Two Days of Battle at Jonesboro (approx. 0.4 miles away); Patrick Cleburne Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battlefield Landmark (approx. 0.4 miles away); Unknown Confederate Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Warren House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hardee’s Corps at Jonesboro (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jonesboro.
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