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Near 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 13, 1864, McPherson's 15th and 16th A.C. (US) moving from Snake Creek Gap reached this cross-roads where his forces were deployed for advance toward Camp Cr.

Gen. Judson Kilpatrick's Cav. Div. (US) led advance; during a sharp engagement he was wounded by skirmishers of Polk's Corp(CS).

Night found the 20th, 14th & 23d Corps (US) N. on Dalton - Calhoun road, & by noon May 14th, Federal forces W. of Resaca were deployed on ridges parallel to & overlooking Camp Creek. The battle began 2.5 mi. N. by attacks on left of Hood's & right of Hardee's lines (CS).
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 064-9.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Battlefield Trails - Civil War, and the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 34.268′ N, 84° 58.424′ W. Marker is near Resaca, Georgia, in Gordon County. Marker is at the intersection of Hall Memorial Road NW and Hall Road, on the left when traveling south on Hall Memorial Road NW. 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Polk's Line Withdrawn to Resaca (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lay’s Ferry (approx. 2.5 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 2.7 miles away); Atlanta Campaign (approx. 2.7 miles away); Miss Mary Green (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Resaca.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The Battle of Resaca by Markers
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,495 times since then and 31 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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