Jonesboro in Clayton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
March and Counter-march
Sept. 2. Lee, his march resumed, met Stewart & the militia coming southward -- the former to Lovejoy's -- the latter to Griffin. To cover this withdrawal, Lee continued his march northward until halted at South River, six miles from Atlanta, countermarching to Lovejoy’s Sept. 3.
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 031-12.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 34.668′ N, 84° 17.232′ W. Marker is in Jonesboro, Georgia, in Clayton County. Marker is at the intersection of Macon Highway (U.S. 23) and Fielder Road, on the right when traveling south on Macon Highway. Touch for map. The marker stands at the edge of a convenience store parking lot at the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Jonesboro GA 30236, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Old Stagecoach Road (approx. 2½ miles away); Morrow, Georgia (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Right Wing at Stockbridge (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Orphan Brigade (approx. 3.8 miles away); Hood Avenue (approx. 3.8 miles away); Wheeler Drive (approx. 3.8 miles away); McIntosh Gate (approx. 3.8 miles away); Hardee Hall (approx. 3.9 miles away).
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 676 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 9, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.