Battle of Resaca-GHM-155-1-Whitfield Co.
Posted by: Sprinterman
N 34° 37.375 W 084° 57.017
16S E 687908 N 3833137
Quick Description: US 41 about .4 mile N of Gordon County line at the church
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/2/2008 6:20:59 PM
Waymark Code: WM4BKX
May 14, 1864: The 20th Corps [USA] was shifted from Camp Creek Valley, 0.5 mi. W. & aligned across rd.~ the 2d & 3d Divs. In reserve; the 1st Div. prolonging Stanley's Div. (4th A.C.) [USA] to the State R.R., east.
May 15: Butterfield's (3d) & Geary's (2d) Divs. Of 20th A.C. [USA], astride rd., moved in assault on Hood's line [CSA] 0.7 mi. S. in an attempt to break through.
Butterfield, W. of the rd. led off, followed by Geary, E. of the rd., 6 brigades in all. They failed to break Hood's line [CSA], but seized & removed the 4 guns of Corput's Cherokee Battery [CSA].
Type of Marker: Highway
Marker #: 155-1
Sponsor: Not listed
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