Jonesboro in Clayton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Jonesboro The Second Day
Hardee’s A. C. [CS], posted in a salient angle at the Warren house, was attacked by Carlin's 1st, Morgan’s 2d, & Baird's 3d divs. of Davis’ 14th A. C. Moving S. E. from the Fayetteville Rd. (at Riverdale), they went into action at 5 P. M.; the battle ended with nightfall & withdrawal of Hardee’s forces southward to Lovejoy's Station. Davis’ troops were aided on the left by Stanley’s 4th Corps which marched down the railroad.
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 031-24.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 32.049′ N, 84° 21.161′ W. Marker is in Jonesboro, Georgia, in Clayton County. Marker is at the intersection of Jonesboro Road (Georgia Route 54) and Adamson Drive, on the right when traveling south on Jonesboro Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jonesboro GA 30236, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hardee’s Corps at Jonesboro (about The Warren House (about 500 feet away); Unknown Confederate Soldiers Memorial (approx. ¼ mile 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.
More about this marker. Marker adjoins the rear of the Warren House, one of the battlefield landmarks mentioned on the marker.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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