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

Battle of Resaca

May 14, 1864

 
 
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By David Seibert, June 26, 2008
1. Battle of Resaca Marker
Inscription. A portion of Hood's A. C. (CS), thrust forward to hold ridge in fork of cr. was driven back to hills this side of the valley & N. of the road.

Cox's ( 3d ) Div., 23d A. C. (US) having taken the ridge in creek - fork, was relieved by 4th A.C. which with 20th A. C. troops, (US) moved E. seizing the area between the creek & the State R.R. near the Conasauga River.

This movement completed the Federal alignment parallel to the Confederate line N. & W. of Resaca.
 
Erected 1952 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 064-6.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 36.734′ N, 84° 56.792′ W. Marker is in Resaca, Georgia, in Gordon County. Marker is on Chitwood Road 0.3 miles east of 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. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca
Battle of Resaca Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 14, 2011
2. Battle of Resaca Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Cemetery Resaca (approx. half a mile away); Miss Mary Green (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. 0.6 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 17, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 967 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 17, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on July 19, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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