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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.
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.
 
Location. 34° 36.631′ N, 84° 57.079′ 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. 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 (a few steps
Two Battle of Resaca Markers at US 41 and Chitwood Road image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 26, 2008
2. Two Battle of Resaca Markers at US 41 and Chitwood Road
from this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.3 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); 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Resaca.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,293 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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