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

Battle of Resaca

 
 
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By David Seibert, June 26, 2008
1. Battle of Resaca Marker
Inscription. 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 lnd. 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.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 36.876′ N, 84° 56.39′ W. Marker is near Resaca, Georgia, in Whitfield 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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. half a mile away); R.R. Wood Station (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.6 miles away); Confederate Cemetery Resaca (approx. 0.7 miles away); Miss Mary Green (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Resaca.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 864 times since then and 29 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 1, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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