Historic Markers Across Georgia



Battle of Resaca



Marker ID: GHM 064-11
Location: US 41 and Ga 136 in Resaca, just north of Resaca Fire Dept.
County: Gordon
Coordinates: N 34° 34.824    W 084° 56.589
  34.5804    -84.94315
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM7BX
Battle of Resaca Marker
Photo by Properhillbillys



Text:

May 16, 1864. Johnston ´s forces [CSA] withdrew from Resaca via pontoon, R. R. & trestle bridges over the Oostanaula River .

The 4th & two divs. of the 14th Corps. [USA] rebuilt 2 bridges which had been burned & followed the retreating Confederates S., along R. R. and highway. Davis ´ ( 2d ) Div., 14th A. C. [USA] moved W. of R. to Rome.

The 20th & two divs. Of 23d A.C. [USA] moved E. to Fites Ferry, Conasauga R., enroute to Coosawattee R. crossings - McClure´s Ferry & the one at Fields Mill. Army of the Tenn. [USA] crossed Oostanaula R. at Lay´s Ferry near Snake Cr., 6 mi. S. W.

GHM 064-11 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1953



 

 

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