Historic Markers Across Georgia



Battle of Jonesboro: The Second Day



Marker ID: GHM 031-24
Location: Ga 54 just north of Warren House, Jonesboro
County: Clayton
Coordinates: N 33° 32.049    W 084° 21.161
  33.53415    -84.35268
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMNWV
Battle of Jonesboro: The Second Day  Marker  



Text:

"The area bounded by the McPeak house (N), the Warren house (S), the R. R. (E), & U.S. 41 (W), was the scene of the final pitched battle of the Atlanta Campaign (begun May 7, ´64). 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 Fayettesville 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."

GHM 031-24 - GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION - 1958



 

 

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