Historic Markers Across Georgia



Confederate Cemetery Resaca



Marker ID: GHM 064-16
Location: Cemetery 2 miles north of Resaca and east of US 41
County: Gordon
Coordinates: N 34° 36.335    W 084° 56.649
  34.605583    -84.94415
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM67R
Confederate Cemetery Resaca Marker
Photo by Properhillbillys



Text:

Established shortly after the war by Miss Mary J. Green & associates for burial of Confederate soldiers who fell at the battle of Resaca.

May 14, 1864, Maj Gen, A. P. Stewart´s Div., Hood´s A. C. (rt. Of Johnston´s line) [CSA], posted 600 yds. N. E., attacked Stanley´s Div., 4th A. C. [USA] near Nance´s Spring and drove it N. W. to old Union Ch. Above the Country Line.

May 15. Stewart again attacked the Federals posted ¼ mi. S. of the country Line ( near Scale´s house ) but failed to dislodge Williams´ Div., 20th Corps [USA]

GHM 54-15 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1950



 

 

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