Battle of Resaca

Battle of Resaca (HM71H)

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

N 34° 37.377', W 84° 57.016'

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May 14, 1864: The 20th Corps was shifted from Camp Creek Valley, 0.5 mi. W. & aligned across rd.~ the 2d & 3d Divs. in reserve; the 1st Div. prolongingStanley's Div. (4th A.C.) to the State R.R., east.

May 15: Butterfield's (3d) & Geary's (2d) Divs. of 20th A.C. astride rd., moved in assault on Hood's line 0.7 mi. S. in an attempt to break through.

Butterfield, W. of the rd. led off, followed by Geary, E. of the rd., 6 brigades in all. They failed to break Hood's line, but seized & removed the 4 guns of Corput's Cherokee Battery.
HM NumberHM71H
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number155-1
Year Placed1997
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 5:37am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 687909 N 3833141
Decimal Degrees34.62295000, -84.95026667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 37.377', W 84° 57.016'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 37' 22.62" N, 84° 57' 0.96" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 450-498 Old Dixie Hwy, Dalton GA 30721, US
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