Battle of Resaca

Battle of Resaca (HM7G1)

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

N 34° 34.499', W 84° 57.756'

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May 13, 1864. The 15th and the 16th A.C. (US) deployed astride road on ridges W. of those next to and this side of Camp Creek, where Polk's Corps (CS) was posted.

May 14: The 15th and the 16th A.C. drove Polk's troops across creek from this ridges and occupied it. Polk established a line on a chain of hills just E. of creek.

5:30 pm: the 15th and the Veatch's (4th) Div. 16th A.C. (US) moved across creek and carried Polk's position, holding it against repeated attempts to regain it. Polk withdrew E. to a line near the Dalton ~ Resaca road (U.S. Highway 41).
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HM NumberHM7G1
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number064-13
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 1:54am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 686886 N 3827798
Decimal Degrees34.57498333, -84.96260000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 34.499', W 84° 57.756'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 34' 29.94" N, 84° 57' 45.36" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-137 Fain Brown Rd NW, Resaca GA 30735, US
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