Battle of Resaca

Battle of Resaca (HM7FZ)

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

N 34° 36.353', W 84° 57.326'

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Hood's line, (CS) beginning E. at State R.R. ran W. to point atop ridge (S) where Hardee's rt. joined it & together with Polk's Corps, (CS) the line was prolonged 3 miles S. to the Oostanaula River.

May 13, 1864, Sherman's forces (US) reached the old Dalton-Calhoun rd., W. of here (via Snake Cr. Gap). On 14th, from ridges W. of Camp Creek, 2 assaults were made on Johnston's line (CS) - one, 2.5 mi. southward - the other in this vicinity.

In both attacks, the Federals moved across the creek toward ridges on this , the E. side of the valley.
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HM NumberHM7FZ
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number064-5
Year Placed1953
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 10:18pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 687474 N 3831238
Decimal Degrees34.60588333, -84.95543333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 36.353', W 84° 57.326'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 36' 21.18" N, 84° 57' 19.56" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 385-399 Rooker Rd, Resaca GA 30735, US
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