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Resaca in Gordon County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Battle of Resaca

 
 
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By David Seibert, June 26, 2008
1. Battle of Resaca Marker
Inscription. May 16, 1864. Johnston's forces (CS) withdrew from Resaca via pontoon, R. R. & trestle bridges over the Oostanaula River.

The 4th & two divs. Of the 14th Corps (US) rebuilt 2 bridges which had been burned & followed the retreating Confederates S., along R. R. and highway. Davis' (2d ) Div., 14th A. C. (US) moved W. of R. to Rome.

The 20th & two divs. Of 23d A.C. (US) moved E. to Fites Ferry, Conasauga R., enroute to Coosawattee R. crossings - McClure's Ferry & the one at Fields Mill. Army of the Tenn. (US) crossed Oostanaula R. at Lay's Ferry near Snake Cr., 6 mi. S. W.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 064-11.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 34.824′ N, 84° 56.589′ W. Marker is in Resaca, Georgia, in Gordon County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 41 and Resaca Beach Boulevard (Georgia Route 136), on the right when traveling north on U.S. 41. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Resaca GA 30735, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 1.2 miles away); Polk's Line Withdrawn to Resaca (approx. 1.2 miles away); Atlanta Campaign (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 1.6 miles away); Miss Mary Green (approx. 1.7 miles away); Confederate Cemetery Resaca (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 1.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Resaca.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,212 times since then and 21 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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