Historic Markers Across Georgia



Battle of Resaca May 14, 1864



Marker ID: GHM 064-6
Location: On Chitwood Rd .3 mile east of US 41
County: Gordon
Coordinates: N 34° 36.734    W 084° 56.792
  34.612233    -84.94653
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2H40
Battle of Resaca May 14, 1864 Marker  



Text:

May 14, 1864.

A portion of Hood´s A. C., [CSA] thrust forward to hold ridge in fork of cr. was driven back to hills this side of the valley & N. of the road.

Cox´s ( 3d ) Div., 23d A. C. [USA] having taken the ridge in creek - fork, was relieved by 4th A. C. which with 20th A. C. troops [USA] moved E. seizing the area between the creek & the state R.R. near the Conasauga River.

This movement completed the federal alignment parallel to the confederate line N. & W. Resaca

GHM 064-6 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1952



 

 

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