Near Resaca in Gordon County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Resaca
May 14: Stewart’s Div., Hood’s Corps (CS) moved from intrenchments near the John Green house and attacked left of Federals then extending toward the State R. R.
This attack fell upon the left of Stanley ’s (1st) div., 4th A. C., and 5th Ind. Battery (US) (on ridge NW). The timely arrival of Williams’ (1st) div., 20th A.C. (US) checked Stewart’s (CS) advance and stabilized the left flank of the Federal forces.
May 15: Stewart (CS) repeated attack of 14th – the assault falling on Williams’ div. (US) astride road here – and with like result.
Erected 1986 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 155-3.)
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° 36.876′ N, 84° 56.39′ W. Marker is near Resaca, Georgia, in Gordon County. Marker is on Chitwood Road, ¾ mile east of Dixie Road (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. 123rd New York Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.6 miles away); Confederate Cemetery Resaca (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mary J. Green (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mary Jane Green (approx. 0.7 miles away); Miss Mary Green (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle of Resaca, Georgia (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Resaca.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,207 times since then and 50 times this year. Last updated on August 28, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos: 1. submitted on September 1, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2. submitted on August 28, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.