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

Battle of Resaca

May 14-15, 1864

 
 
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By David Seibert, June 26, 2008
1. Battle of Resaca Marker
Inscription. At this point the intrenched line of Gen. John B. Hood's Corps (CS) crossed the road ~ this corps being one of the three composing Gen. J.E. Johnston's Army of Tennessee.

Line faced N., Hindman's Div. (CS) on the left extended W. to Camp Creek Valley; Stevenson's Div. (CS) was astride the road and the right of Stewart’s Div. (CS) was E. at State R.R. near Conasauga River.

Hardee's and Polk's Corps (CS) were aligned parallel to Camp Creek 0.5 mi. W. ~ left of Army (CS) being on Oostanaula River.
 
Erected 1997 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 064-4.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 36.635′ N, 84° 57.069′ W. Marker is in Resaca, Georgia, in Gordon County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 41 and Chitwood Road, 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 walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Battle of Resaca (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.3 miles
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By Brandon Fletcher, April 29, 2007
2. Battle of Resaca Marker
away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. half a mile away); Atlanta Campaign (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Cemetery Resaca (approx. half a mile away); Miss Mary Green (approx. 0.6 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 1,059 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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