Jonesboro in Clayton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Lee's Corps Withdrawn
Sept. 1. Lee began his march at 2 A. M. on this road which joins the McDonough-Atlanta road six miles N. E. This left Hardee’s corps -- singly & alone -- to face six Federal corps in the final battle of the Atlanta Campaign.
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 031-13.)
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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
Location. 33° 31.433′ N, 84° 21.25′ W. Marker is in Jonesboro, Georgia, in Clayton County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (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 Johnson-Blalock House (within shouting distance of this marker); Heritage Place (within shouting distance of this marker); Clayton County (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Jonesborough (approx. 0.2 miles away); Patrick Cleburne Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Two Days of Battle at Jonesboro (approx. 0.4 miles away); Diverted Attack (approx. half a mile away); Unknown Confederate Soldiers Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jonesboro.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,045 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 10, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.