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

123rd New York Infantry

The Washington County Regiment

 

— Col. Archibald L. McDougall, Commanding —

 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 11, 2021
1. 123rd New York Infantry Marker
Inscription.  On May 14th, 1864, at 5:30 a.m., the regiment moved with the brigade to a reserve position behind the 20th Corps during the heavy fighting on the west side of the battlefield. At 4:00 p.m., moved with the division at the double-quick to the north end of the battlefield to support the left flank of the heavily engaged 4th Corps. On May 15th, at 2:00 p.m., advanced with the brigade upon the enemy works at this location and encountered fierce resistance. took heavy musket and cannon fire while exposed on the ridge to the rear, held off the enemy counter-attacks and drove them back to their works. At daybreak on May 16th, three companies of the regiment advanced across this field to find the enemy works abandoned. pursued the enemy to Cassville, Georgia.

Losses 3 killed, 8 wounded


(Reverse side)
123rd New York Infantry
1st Brigade - Knipe
1st Division - Williams
20th Corps - Hooker
Army of the Cumberland

 
Erected 2017 by The 28th Georgia/123rd New York Civil War Reenactors and friends of the 123rd New York.
 
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marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 14, 1864.
 
Location. 34° 36.726′ N, 84° 56.684′ W. Marker is near Resaca, Georgia, in Gordon County. Marker is on Chitwood Road NE 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. Battle of Resaca (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 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); Battle of Resaca, Georgia (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); Confederate Cemetery Resaca (approx. half a mile away); Mary J. Green (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Resaca.
 
Also see . . .  The 28th Georgia/123rd New York Volunteer Infantry Civil War Reenactors. The group's website contains photographs and details about the marker from concept to reality. (Submitted on April 14, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 11, 2021
3. 123rd New York Infantry Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on April 13, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   2. submitted on April 14, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   3. submitted on April 13, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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