Near Resaca in Gordon County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Polk's Line Withdrawn to Resaca
5:30 P.M., the Federals crossed the creek and carried Polk's line, forcing it E. to a position near U. S. Highway 41. Polk's repeated and unavailing attempts to recover his line prolonged the battle into the night.
Erected 1953. (Marker Number 064-14-2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 34.497′ N, 84° 57.756′ W. Marker is near Resaca, Georgia, in Gordon County. Marker is at the intersection of Fain Brown Road NW and Resaca-Lafayette Road NW (Georgia Route 136), on the left when traveling north on Fain Brown 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. Battle of Resaca (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 1.2 miles away); Atlanta Campaign (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 2.2 miles away); Miss Mary Green (approx. 2.4 miles away); Confederate Cemetery Resaca (approx. 2.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Resaca.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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