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Battle of Resaca

 
 
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By David Seibert, June 26, 2008
1. Battle of Resaca Marker
Inscription.  May 15, 1864. The 23d A.C. (US) was shifted from Camp Cr., 1.5 mi. W., to this vicinity where it extended the left of Sherman’s line (US) to the Conasauga River.

Hovey’s (1st) div. supported Williams’ (1st) div., 20th A.C. (US), between the Scales house and R.R., during Stewart’s (CS) 2d attack.

May 16. Johnston’s forces (CS) evacuated his position and withdrew S. followed by 4th and 14th A.C. (US). The 20th, and 1st and 2d divs., 32d A.C. (US) moved SE to the Coosawattee River; Cox’s (3d) div. (US) moved N. to Hogan’s Ford, Conasauga R. near Tilton and via Holley to Field’s Mill, Coosawattee R.
 
Erected 1986 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 155-4.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 15, 1864.
 
Location. 34° 37.384′ N, 84° 57.005′ W. Marker is near Dalton, Georgia, in Whitfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Dixie Highway and South Dixie Road (U.S. 41), on the right when traveling north on Old Dixie Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dalton GA 30721, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, August 28, 2021
2. Battle of Resaca Marker
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8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Battle of Resaca (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.8 miles away); 123rd New York Infantry (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.8 miles away); Battle of Resaca, Georgia (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker has been relocated 70 feet east of its original location (34.62297, -84.9503) on S Dixie Rd.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Resaca. Discussion of the events occurring on May 15, 1864. From the Friends of Resaca Battlefield. (Submitted on September 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,144 times since then and 55 times this year. Last updated on September 22, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. Photos:   1. submitted on September 4, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on September 22, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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