Oothcaloga Valley, Calhoun GA
Posted by: 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
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