Hardee's Corps at Jonesboro

Hardee's Corps at Jonesboro (HMOKB)

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

N 33° 32.004', W 84° 21.169'

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Sept. 1, 1864. The withdrawal of S. D. Lee's A. C. toward Atlanta left Hardee facing the same Federal forces of the preceding day. To meet an attack on his rt., he shifted Cleburne's & Carter's divs. [CS] to an extended line forming a salient angle (north of the Warren house) with one from the east side of the railroad.

The attack by Davis' 14th A. C. [US] at the salient drove Govan's brigade to a 2d position where the massed forces of Hardee withstood not only the 14th but Stanley's 4th (which moved in E. of the R. R.) till night ended the battle & enabled Hardee to withdraw to Lovejoy's.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number031-25
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 2:19pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 745824 N 3713560
Decimal Degrees33.53340000, -84.35281667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 32.004', W 84° 21.169'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 32' 0.24" N, 84° 21' 10.14" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770, 404
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10607-10621 Jonesboro Rd, Jonesboro GA 30236, US
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