Battle of Jonesboro The Second Day historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Battle of Jonesboro The Second Day historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Clayton County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Clayton County, Jonesboro, 33.5215013, -84.3538128
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Ga. 54 just north of Warren House, Jonesboro
Text of marker: "BATTLE OF JONESBORO THE SECOND DAY. Sept. 1, 1864. 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 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. 031-24 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1958"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_battle-of-jonesboro-the-second-day
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_battle-of-jonesboro-the-second-day
Rights Holder:
Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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