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.)
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 date for this entry is September 1, 1777.
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 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. Battle of Jonesboro The Second Day (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Warren House (about 300 feet away); Unknown Confederate Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Two Days of Battle at Jonesboro (approx. ¼ mile away); Patrick Cleburne Confederate Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile 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). 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 October 9, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 833 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.