Battle of Resaca

Battle of Resaca (HM725)

Location: Resaca, GA 30735 Gordon County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 36.981', W 84° 56.962'

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At this point the entrenched line of Stanley's (1st) Div., 4th A.C. (US) crossed the highway, facing Hood's line (CS) 0.5 mi. South.

May 14, 1864: 0.4 mi. E. (near Nance's Spring) Hood's rt.(CS) made a spirited attack on Stanley's left (US), which was foiled by timely arrival of 20th Corps troops.

May 15: Hood's rt. (CS) attacked 1st Div., 20th A.C. (US) near State R.R., E., & the 2d & 3d Divs., failing to break Hood's line (CS) in their front, captured Corput's 4-gunbattery.
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HM NumberHM725
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number155-2
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 10:55pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 688007 N 3832410
Decimal Degrees34.61635000, -84.94936667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 36.981', W 84° 56.962'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 36' 58.86" N, 84° 56' 57.72" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5148-5198 GA-3, Resaca GA 30735, US
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