Battle of Resaca

Battle of Resaca (HM7FV)

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

N 34° 34.824', W 84° 56.589'

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May 16, 1864. Johnston's forces (CS) withdrew from Resaca via pontoon, R. R. & trestle bridges over the Oostanaula River.

The 4th & two divs. Of the 14th Corps (US) rebuilt 2 bridges which had been burned & followed the retreating Confederates S., along R. R. and highway. Davis' (2d ) Div., 14th A. C. (US) moved W. of R. to Rome.

The 20th & two divs. Of 23d A.C. (US) moved E. to Fites Ferry, Conasauga R., enroute to Coosawattee R. crossings - McClure's Ferry & the one at Fields Mill. Army of the Tenn. (US) crossed Oostanaula R. at Lay's Ferry near Snake Cr., 6 mi. S. W.
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HM NumberHM7FV
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number064-11
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 11:11pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 688658 N 3828435
Decimal Degrees34.58040000, -84.94315000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 34.824', W 84° 56.589'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 34' 49.44" N, 84° 56' 35.34" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 98 GA-136, Resaca GA 30735, US
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