Near Resaca in Gordon County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Harlan’s Cross Roads
Maj. Gen. John M. Schofield’s Headquarters, May 16, 1864
But the 20th A.C. [US], diverted from Newtown ferry by Gen. Hooker got ahead of Schofield & crossed at McClure’s. This forced Schofield’s 2 divs. 2 mi. S.E. to Field’s Fy.
Cox’s (3d) div. [US] crossed the Conasauga near Tilton, and via Holley, marched to Fields Fy.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 064-21.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 34.849′ N, 84° 52.776′ W. Marker is near Resaca, Georgia, in Gordon County. Marker is at the intersection of Chatsworth Highway (Georgia Route 225) and West Pine Chapel Road, on the right when traveling north on Chatsworth Highway. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McClure’s Ferry (approx. one mile away); Field's Mill & Ferry (approx. 2.9 miles away); New Echota Ferry (approx. 3.2 miles away); New Echota (approx. 3.2 miles away); Historic Site in Journalism (approx. 3.3 miles away); Trail of Tears (approx. 3.3 miles away); Cherokee Indian Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Oostanaula River Bridges (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Resaca.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 825 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 23, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.