Battle of Resaca

Battle of Resaca (HM914)

Location: Resaca, GA 30735 Gordon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 36.223', W 84° 56.948'

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May 14, 1864

The Battle of Resaca was one of the few places where the entire armies of Sherman and Johnston faced each other in the Atlanta Campaign. Judah (2nd) Div., 23rd Army Corps & part of the 14th Corps [US] moved from the high bluff west of Camp Creek ? mile west to the valley floor & attempted to carry Confederate works east of the stream.

Met by blazing musketry & artillery fire from Hindman and Bates Divs. [CS], posted on the ridge (east) the Federals sought refuge in the stream-bed &made no further progress. This tragic & futile episode is unique in the annals of the Atlanta Campaign.
HM NumberHM914
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number064-7
Year Placed1997
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 9:46am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 688057 N 3831010
Decimal Degrees34.60371667, -84.94913333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 36.223', W 84° 56.948'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 36' 13.38" N, 84° 56' 56.88" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3971-4063 Battlefield Pkwy, Resaca GA 30735, US
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