Oothcaloga Valley

Oothcaloga Valley (HM73F)

Location: Resaca, GA 30735 Gordon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 25.015', W 84° 56.148'

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During the advance of Sherman's forces S. from Resaca, May 16-17, 1864, the (US) 4th, followed by the 14th Corps, marched by this and nearby roads, pursuing Johnston`s forces (CS) which had evacuated Resaca the night before. Newton's Div., leading 4th Corps (US) was aligned across the road, his right on hill to the west. A spirited rear-guard action followed, in which Francis T. Sherman's Brigade assaulted detachments of Cheatham's Div. (CS) at the Saxon house, near the County Line.
HM NumberHM73F
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number064-1
Year Placed1997
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 9:56pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 689702 N 3810316
Decimal Degrees34.41691667, -84.93580000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 25.015', W 84° 56.148'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 25' 0.90" N, 84° 56' 8.88" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 137 Taylor Bridge Rd SW, Resaca GA 30735, US
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