Historic Markers Across Georgia



Battle of Resaca



Marker ID: GHM 155-3
Location: On Chitwood Road, .75 mile east of US 41
County: Gordon
Coordinates: N 34° 36.876    W 084° 56.39
  34.6146    -84.93983
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2H42
Battle of Resaca Marker  



Text:

May14: Stewart´s Div., Hood´s Corps [CSA] moved from intrenchments near the John Green house and attacked left of Federals then extending toward the State R.R.

This attack fell upon the left of Stanley´s (1st) div., 4th A.C., and 5th Ind. Battery [USA] (on ridge NW). The timely arrival of Williams´ (1st) div., 20th A.C. [USA], checked Stewart´s [CSA] advance and stabilized the left flank of the Federal forces.

May 15: Stewart [CSA] repeated attack of 14th-the assault falling on Williams´ div. [USA] astride road here-and with like result.

GHM 155-3 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1986



 
Notes:

This marker is located in Gordon County, just south of the Gordon County - Whitfield County Line.

 

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