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

Battle of Resaca

May 14, 1864

 
 
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By David Seibert, June 26, 2008
1. Battle of Resaca Marker
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A portion of Hood's A. C. (CS), thrust forward to hold ridge in fork of cr. was driven back to hills this side of the valley & N. of the road.

Cox's ( 3d ) Div., 23d A. C. (US) having taken the ridge in creek - fork, was relieved by 4th A.C. which with 20th A. C. troops, (US) moved E. seizing the area between the creek & the State R.R. near the Conasauga River.

This movement completed the Federal alignment parallel to the Confederate line N. & W. of Resaca.
 
Erected 1952 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 064-6.)
 
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° 36.734′ N, 84° 56.792′ W. Marker is in Resaca, Georgia, in Gordon County. Marker is on Chitwood Road NE, 0.3 miles east of U.S. 41, on the left when traveling east. 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. 123rd New York Infantry (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Resaca, Georgia
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By David Seibert, July 14, 2011
2. Battle of Resaca Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca, Georgia (approx. 0.3 miles away); 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); Confederate Cemetery Resaca (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Resaca.
 
 
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 1,216 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 17, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on July 19, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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