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

Harlan’s Cross Roads

Maj. Gen. John M. Schofield’s Headquarters, May 16, 1864

 
 
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By David Seibert, May 21, 2009
1. Harlan’s Cross Roads Marker
Inscription. Hovey’s 1st and Judah’s 2d divs. Of Sheffield’s 23 A.C. [US], enroute from Resaca battlefield crossed the Conasauga river at Fite's Fy. intending to pass the Coosawattee at McClure’s Ferry, 1.25 mi. east of here.

But the 20th A.C. [US], diverted from Newtown ferry by Gen. Hooker got ahead of Schofield & crossed at McClure’s. This forced Schofield’s 2 divs. 2 mi. S.E. to Field’s Fy.

Cox’s (3d) div. [US] crossed the Conasauga near Tilton, and via Holley, marched to Fields Fy.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 064-21.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 34.849′ N, 84° 52.776′ W. Marker is near Resaca, Georgia, in Gordon County. Marker is at the intersection of Chatsworth Highway (Georgia Route 225) and West Pine Chapel Road, on the right when traveling north on Chatsworth Highway. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McClure’s Ferry (approx. one mile away); Field's Mill & Ferry (approx. 2.9 miles away); New Echota Ferry
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By David Seibert, May 21, 2009
2. Harlan’s Cross Roads Marker
Looking southwest toward the crossroads
(approx. 3.2 miles away); New Echota (approx. 3.2 miles away); Historic Site in Journalism (approx. 3.3 miles away); Trail of Tears (approx. 3.3 miles away); Cherokee Indian Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Battle of Resaca (approx. 3.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Resaca.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Harlan’s Cross Roads Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 21, 2009
3. Harlan’s Cross Roads Marker
Looking southwest toward the crossroads
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 695 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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