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

Atlanta Campaign

Resaca

— May 13-15, 1864 —

 
 
Atlanta Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, July 14, 2011
1. Atlanta Campaign Marker
Inscription.  
National Historic Site
Atlanta Campaign
Resaca
May 13-15, 1864
In this vicinity the Confederate lines North and West of Resaca held firm against Federal attack. Sherman then executed a successful flank movement to the west and south around Johnston’s position thus making the Confederate line untenable and compelling the troops of the Confederacy to move deeper into Georgia.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1736.
 
Location. 34° 36.217′ N, 84° 56.933′ W. Marker is in Resaca, Georgia, in Gordon County. Marker is at the intersection of Battlefield Parkway (U.S. 41) and Confederate Cemetery Road, on the right when traveling north on Battlefield Parkway. The marker stands at the edge of a pavilion, one of five erected in the 1930s along the route of Sherman's Campaign for Atlanta. 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 (within shouting distance of this marker);
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The Resaca Confederate Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Jane Green (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mary J. Green (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Cemetery Resaca (approx. 0.3 miles away); Miss Mary Green (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Resaca, Georgia (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Resaca.
 
Atlanta Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, July 14, 2011
2. Atlanta Campaign Marker
Atlanta Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, July 14, 2011
3. Atlanta Campaign Marker
The stone enclosure for the Resaca Pavilion stands in the background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,164 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 20, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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