Calhoun, Ga, May 18, 1864.

Calhoun, Ga, May 18, 1864. (HMCOC)

Location: Calhoun, GA 30701 Gordon County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 30.218', W 84° 57.075'

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Gen. J.E Johnston's three Corps, [CS] after 2 days of battle at Resaca — outflanked by superior Federal forces — withdrew S.

Hood's Corps marched by a road 1 mile E.; Polk's & Hardee's on direct road to Calhoun — Polk continued to Adairsville.

Hardee's Corps shifted to the S.W. where on the banks of Oothcaloga Creek, Bate's, Walker's & Cleburne's divisions in a rear guard action, delayed the advance of McPherson's Army of the Tennessee [US] for 24 hours to secure the passage of the wagon trains.
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Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number064-16
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 5:14pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 688088 N 3819905
Decimal Degrees34.50363333, -84.95125000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 30.218', W 84° 57.075'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 30' 13.08" N, 84° 57' 4.50" W
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Area Code(s)706, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 114 N Wall St, Calhoun GA 30701, US
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