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Nance Springs 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 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.)
 
Location. 34° 37.235′ N, 84° 56.605′ W. Marker is in Nance Springs, Georgia, in Whitfield County. Marker is on Nance Springs Road 0.4 miles east of South Dixie Road (U.S. 41), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is on a cul-de-sac on a marked private road, visible from Nance Springs Road. Marker is in this post office area: Resaca GA 30735, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. R.R. Wood Station (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.4 miles away); 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); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.8 miles away); Confederate Cemetery Resaca (approx. one mile away).
 
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.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 924 times since then and 50 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 4, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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