Battle of Jonesboro The Second Day

Battle of Jonesboro The Second Day (HMBXA)

Location: Jonesboro, GA 30236 Clayton County
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N 33° 32.049', W 84° 21.161'

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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.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number031-24
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 4:31am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 745834 N 3713644
Decimal Degrees33.53415000, -84.35268333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 32.049', W 84° 21.161'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 32' 2.94" N, 84° 21' 9.66" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770, 404
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 107 Adamson Dr, Jonesboro GA 30236, US
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