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

Battle of Resaca

May 14-15, 1864

 
 
Battle of Resaca Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, June 26, 2008
1. Battle of Resaca Marker
Inscription.  
0.5 mi. W. is Camp Creek Valley, scene of the 23rd Corps (US) assaults on Hood's left and Hardee's right (CS), May 14.

On ridge 0.2 mi. W. was the position of Wood's (3rd) Div., 4th A.C. and Capt. Wm. Wheeler's 13th New York battery (US), May 14-15.

225 yds. E. on wooded ridge is the emplacement of Capt. Max Van Den Corput's Cherokee Battery (CS) - 4 twelve pounders - captured and removed by 2d and 3d Divs. Of the 20th A.C (US) May 15.
 
Erected 1986 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 064-3.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 14, 1864.
 
Location. 34° 36.635′ N, 84° 57.069′ W. Marker is in Resaca, Georgia, in Gordon County. Marker is at the intersection of Chitwood Road NE and U.S. 41, on the left when traveling east on Chitwood Road NE. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Resaca GA 30735, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Battle of Resaca
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(here, next to this marker); Battle of Resaca, Georgia (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca, Georgia (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.3 miles away); 123rd New York Infantry (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. 0.4 miles away); The Resaca Confederate Cemetery (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Resaca.
 
Two Battle of Resaca Markers at US 41 and Chitwood Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, June 26, 2008
2. Two Battle of Resaca Markers at US 41 and Chitwood Road
Battle of Resaca Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 11, 2021
3. Battle of Resaca Markers
Markers on north side of Chitwood Road NE
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,492 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   3. submitted on April 13, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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