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

Battle of Resaca

 
 
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By David Seibert, October 24, 2006
1. Battle of Resaca Marker
Inscription.  Hood's line, (CS) beginning E. at State R.R. ran W. to point atop ridge (S) where Hardee's rt. joined it & together with Polk's Corps, (CS) the line was prolonged 3 miles S. to the Oostanaula River.

May 13, 1864, Sherman's forces (US) reached the old Dalton-Calhoun rd., W. of here (via Snake Cr. Gap). On 14th, from ridges W. of Camp Creek, 2 assaults were made on Johnston's line (CS) - one, 2.5 mi. southward - the other in this vicinity.

In both attacks, the Federals moved across the creek toward ridges on this , the E. side of the valley.
 
Erected 1953. (Marker Number 064-5.)
 
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° 36.353′ N, 84° 57.326′ W. Marker is in Resaca, Georgia, in Gordon County. Marker is on Rooker Road NW 0.4 miles west of U.S. 41, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Resaca GA 30735, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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this marker. 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); Atlanta Campaign (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Cemetery Resaca (approx. 0.6 miles away); Miss Mary Green (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.8 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 1,285 times since then and 43 times this year. Photo   1. 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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Jul. 14, 2020