Historic Markers Across Georgia

Site: The Mann House

Marker ID: GHM 031-33
Location: Flat Shoals Rd, east of Ga 139
County: Clayton
Coordinates: N 33° 36.111    W 084° 25.749
  33.60185    -84.42915
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2D3B
Site: The Mann House  Marker  


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., on reaching the crossroads at noon, drove the Confederate cav. N. E. on the Flat Shoals Rd. toward Thames´ Mill, then camped in this area: Newton´s div. N. E. of house; Kimball´s & Wood´s at crossroads just west of it.

Aug. 31. The 4th, having been joined by the 23d, resumed the march N. E. & together they cut the railroad at & below Rough & Ready while the 1st battle of Jonesboro was in progress.


Site: The Mann House
Photo by David Seibert