Jonesboro in Clayton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Jonesboro The First Day
S. D. Lee’s A. C. [CS], moving from lines W. of the town, attacked 15th & 17th A. C. fronts while Hardee’s corps assailed the refused flank of the 15th & part of the 16th (which had been shifted E. of the river) -- a drawn battle that awaited final conclusion until the next day.
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 031-26.)
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° 31.957′ N, 84° 21.991′ W. Marker is in Jonesboro, Georgia, in Clayton County. Marker is at the intersection of North Avenue (Georgia Route 138) and Hynds Springs 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); Attack by Lee's Corps (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battlefield Landmark (approx. half a mile away); The Warren House (approx. ¾ mile away); Two Days of Battle at Jonesboro (approx. ¾ mile away); Patrick Cleburne Confederate Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); Unknown Confederate Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hardee’s Corps at Jonesboro (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jonesboro.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The Battle of Jonesboro by Markers
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,792 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 11, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.