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

Atlanta Campaign

Resaca

 

óMay 13-15, 1864 ó

 
Atlanta Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 14, 2011
1. Atlanta Campaign Marker
Inscription.
National Historic Site

Atlanta Campaign

Resaca

May 13-15, 1864
In this vicinity the Confederate lines North and West of Resaca held firm against Federal attack. Sherman then executed a successful flank movement to the west and south around Johnstonís position thus making the Confederate line untenable and compelling the troops of the Confederacy to move deeper into Georgia.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 34° 36.217′ N, 84° 56.933′ W. Marker is in Resaca, Georgia, in Gordon County. Marker is at the intersection of Battlefield Parkway (U.S. 41) and Confederate Cemetery Road, on the right when traveling north on Battlefield Parkway. Click for map. The marker stands at the edge of a pavilion, one of five erected in the 1930s along the route of Sherman's Campaign for Atlanta. 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. Battle of Resaca (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Cemetery Resaca (approx. 0.3 miles away); Miss Mary Green (approx. 0.3 miles away); a
Atlanta Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 14, 2011
2. Atlanta Campaign Marker
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); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Resaca.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Atlanta Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 14, 2011
3. Atlanta Campaign Marker
The stone enclosure for the Resaca Pavilion stands in the background
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 739 times since then and 16 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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