“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Riverdale, Georgia

Clickable Map of Clayton County, Georgia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Clayton County, GA (51) DeKalb County, GA (105) Fayette County, GA (14) Fulton County, GA (462) Henry County, GA (37) Spalding County, GA (198)  ClaytonCounty(51) Clayton County (51)  DeKalbCounty(105) DeKalb County (105)  FayetteCounty(14) Fayette County (14)  FultonCounty(462) Fulton County (462)  HenryCounty(37) Henry County (37)  SpaldingCounty(198) Spalding County (198)
Jonesboro is the county seat for Clayton County
Riverdale is in Clayton County
      Clayton County (51)  
      DeKalb County (105)  
      Fayette County (14)  
      Fulton County (462)  
      Henry County (37)  
      Spalding County (198)  
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1Georgia (Clayton County), Riverdale — 031-30 — Baird’s Div., 14th A.C.
Aug. 30, 1864. Davis’ 14th A. C. [US], having moved from Red Oak to Shoal Creek Ch., was divided into 2 columns when marching therefrom to the Fayetteville Rd. (Highway 139). Morgan’s & Carlin’s divs. went S. E. by a winding road to the Evans farm . . . Map (db m59433) HM
2Georgia (Clayton County), Riverdale — 031-16 — Renfroe's Plantation
The John Renfroe house, which stood near this crossroads, marked the right flank of Federal troops moving eastward toward the Macon R. R. (Central of Georgia) in August 1864. It was the converging point of the 15th, 16th, & 17th corps of the . . . Map (db m42136) HM
3Georgia (Clayton County), Riverdale — 031-17 — Site of Couch House
Because of its location at the center of Federal forces moving toward the Macon R. R. & Jonesboro, in Aug. 1864, the Drew Couch house, a log structure which stood at this site, was designated headquarters by the high command. Here, Generals Sherman . . . Map (db m18255) HM
4Georgia (Clayton County), Riverdale — 031-32 — Site: Marcus Long House
Near here stood the antebellum, one-story farm house of Marcus Long, a Confederate soldier who fell on a Virginia battlefield. The house, cited several times in Official Records, was a prominent landmark in movements of the Federal 4th and 23rd . . . Map (db m18826) HM
5Georgia (Clayton County), Riverdale — 031-33 — Site: The Mann House
Some 400 ft. S. on this ridge stood the antebellum farm house of John A. Mann (1828-1904). It is cited in reports & dispatches of the movement of the 4th A. C. [US] from Red Oak to the Macon R. R. at Rough & Ready. Aug. 30, 1864, the 4th A. C., . . . Map (db m59445) HM
6Georgia (Clayton County), Riverdale — 031-31 — The Marcus Long Crossroads
Having cut the A. & W.P. R. R. at Red Oak, Federal forces were shifted toward the Macon R. R. to complete the isolation of Atlanta, making it untenable by the Confederate defenders. Aug. 30, 1864. Stanley’s 4th A. C. [US], moving S. from Red . . . Map (db m59455) HM
7Georgia (Fulton County), Riverdale — Bethsaida Baptist Church and Cemetery
Bethsaida Baptist Church, formed in 1829, was led by itinerant preachers traveling in the area. In April, 1843, John S. Dodd, was called to pastor the church on a permanent basis. He faithfully served the church for 50 years, retiring January 25, . . . Map (db m44063) HM
8Georgia (Fulton County), Riverdale — 060-170 — Howard's March to Jonesboro
Aug. 1864. Howard’s Army of the Tenn. [US], having abandoned siege operations on the W. side of Atlanta, moved S. in a flanking march to cut the West Point R.R. at & below Shadnor Ch. On the 30th, the army moved E. toward Jonesboro to seize and . . . Map (db m44414) HM
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Aug. 13, 2022