Battle of Resaca

Battle of Resaca (HM7FW)

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

N 34° 34.268', W 84° 58.424'

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May 13, 1864, McPherson's 15th and 16th A.C. (US) moving from Snake Creek Gap reached this cross-roads where his forces were deployed for advance toward Camp Cr.

Gen. Judson Kilpatrick's Cav. Div. (US) led advance; during a sharp engagement he was wounded by skirmishers of Polk's Corp(CS).

Night found the 20th, 14th & 23d Corps (US) N. on Dalton - Calhoun road, & by noon May 14th, Federal forces W. of Resaca were deployed on ridges parallel to & overlooking Camp Creek. The battle began 2.5 mi. N. by attacks on left of Hood's & right of Hardee's lines (CS).
HM NumberHM7FW
Series This marker is part of the Battlefield Trails - Civil War series, and the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series.
Marker Number064-9
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 3:59pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 685873 N 3827350
Decimal Degrees34.57113333, -84.97373333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 34.268', W 84° 58.424'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 34' 16.08" N, 84° 58' 25.44" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 112 Hall Rd NW, Resaca GA 30735, US
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