Two Days of Battle at Jonesboro

Two Days of Battle at Jonesboro (HM7YO)

Location: Jonesboro, GA 30236 Clayton County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 31.812', W 84° 21.221'

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In this vicinity were fought the engagements that ended the Atlanta Campaign of 1864. Confederate forces under Gen. Hardee, endeavoring to defend the remaining R.R. to Atlanta, against outnumbering Federal troops, Aug. 31 & Sept. 1 were forced to withdraw to Lovejoy's The area within the enclosure was a burial place of Confederate soldiers who died in local hospitals during the war. After its close, Confederate casualties (buried on the battlefields where they fell) were removed to this hallowed ground which was designated at the time, The Pat Cleburne Cemetery.
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HM NumberHM7YO
Series This marker is part of the Battlefield Trails - Civil War series, and the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series.
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Marker Number03-11
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 3:55pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 745753 N 3713203
Decimal Degrees33.53020000, -84.35368333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 31.812', W 84° 21.221'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 31' 48.72" N, 84° 21' 13.26" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770, 404
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 111-121 Johnson St, Jonesboro GA 30236, US
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