Oothcaloga Valley, Calhoun GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GA Cacher
N 34° 25.026 W 084° 56.150
16S E 689699 N 3810336
Quick Description: Oothcaloga Valley State Historical Marker Located on U.S. 41 South of Calhoun, Ga.One Mile from the Gordon-Bartow County Line
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/22/2007 4:30:09 PM
Waymark Code: WM224D
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member mtn-man
Views: 15

Long Description:

OOTHCALOGA VALLEY During the advance of Sherman's forces S. from Resaca, May 16-17, 1864, the 4th, followed by the 14th Corps, marched by this and nearby roads, pursuing Johnston's forces which had evacuated Resaca the night before. Newton's Div., leading 4th Corps was aligned across the raod, his right on hill to the west. A spirited rear-guard action followed, in which Francis T. Sherman's Brigade assaulted detachments of Cheatham's Div. at the Saxon house, near the County Line. 064-1 GEORGIA HISTORICAL MARKER 1997

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 064-1

Date: 1997

Sponsor: Not listed

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