Battle of Resaca

Battle of Resaca (HM74H)

Location: Dalton, GA 30721 Whitfield County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 37.235', W 84° 56.605'

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May 15, 1864. The 23d A.C. (US) was shifted from Camp Cr., 1.5 mi. W., to this vicinity where it extended the left of Sherman's line (US) to the Conasauga River.

Hovey's (1st) div. supported Williams' (1st) div., 20th A.C. (US), between the Scales house and R.R., during Stewart's (CS) 2d attack.

May 16. Johnston's forces (CS) evacuated his position and withdrew S. followed by 4th and 14th A.C. (US). The 20th, and 1st and 2d divs., 32d A.C. (US) moved SE to theCoosawattee River; Cox's (3d) div. (US) moved N. to Hogan's Ford, Conasauga R. near Tilton and via Holley to Field's Mill, Coosawattee R.
HM NumberHM74H
Marker Number155-4
Year Placed1986
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 5:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 688543 N 3832891
Decimal Degrees34.62058333, -84.94341667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 37.235', W 84° 56.605'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 37' 14.10" N, 84° 56' 36.30" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4450-4562 E Nance Spring Rd SE, Dalton GA 30721, US
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