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

Battle of Resaca

May 14-15, 1864

 
 
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By David Seibert, June 26, 2008
1. Battle of Resaca Marker
Inscription.  
At this point the intrenched line of Gen. John B. Hood's Corps (CS) crossed the road ~ this corps being one of the three composing Gen. J.E. Johnston's Army of Tennessee.

Line faced N., Hindman's Div. (CS) on the left extended W. to Camp Creek Valley; Stevenson's Div. (CS) was astride the road and the right of Stewart’s Div. (CS) was E. at State R.R. near Conasauga River.

Hardee's & Polk's Corps (CS) were aligned parallel to Camp Creek 0.5 mi. W. ~ left of Army (CS) being on Oostanaula River.
 
Erected 1997 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 064-4.)
 
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° 36.636′ N, 84° 57.067′ 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
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By Brandon Fletcher, April 29, 2007
2. Battle of Resaca Marker
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distance of this marker. A different marker also named Battle of Resaca (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.
 
Battle of Resaca Markers image. Click for full size.
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 1,316 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 17, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on September 29, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   3. submitted on April 13, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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