Historic Markers Across Georgia



Atlanta Campaign Rocky Face Ridge May 7-12, 1864



Marker ID: USDI 
Location: At State Patrol office on US 41 north of I75, Rocky Face
County: Whitfield
Coordinates: N 34° 48.082    W 085° 0.718
  34.80137258    -85.01195971
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM4BN6
Atlanta Campaign Rocky Face Ridge May 7-12, 1864  Marker  



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National Historic Site

Atlanta Campaign
Rocky Face Ridge
May 7-12, 1864

Federal frontal attacks failing completely here Sherman ably outflanked the Confederate army strongly entrenched across Rocky Face ridge and this gap. Whereupon Johnston with great skill reestablished a position by withdrawing to Resaca.



 

 

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