Resaca in Gordon County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Confederate Cemetery Resaca
Established shortly after the war by Miss Mary J. Green & Associates for burial of Confederate soldiers who fell at the battle of Resaca.
May 14, 1864, Maj. Gen. A. P. Stewart's Div., Hood's A. C. (rt. of Johnston's line) [CS], posted 600 yds. N. E., attacked Stanley's Div., 4th A. C. [US] near Nance's Spring and drove it N. W. to old Union Ch. above the County Line.
May 15. Stewart again attacked the Federals posted ¼ mi. S. of the County Line (near Scale's house) but failed to dislodge Williams' Div., 20th Corps [US].
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 064-15.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • 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° 36.335′ N, 84° 56.649′ W. Marker is in Resaca, Georgia, in Gordon County. Marker is on Confederate Cemetery Road, 0.4 miles east of U.S. 41, on the right 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. Mary J. Green (a few steps from this marker); Mary Jane Green (a few steps from this marker); Miss Mary Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Atlanta Campaign (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Resaca Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); 123rd New York Infantry (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Resaca.
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