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BATTLE OF RESACA GHM 064-5
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 34° 36.351 W 084° 57.327
16S E 687473 N 3831234
Quick Description: Located W of US 41 0.4 mile on Rooker Rd. N of Resaca
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 11/3/2007 7:25:01 AM
Waymark Code: WM2H2E
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
Views: 29

Long Description:
Text:

Hood's line [CSA] beginning E. at State R.R. ran W. to point atop ridge (S) where Hardee's rt. joined it & together with Polk's Corps, [CSA] the line was prolonged 3 miles S. to the Oostanaula River.

May 13, 1864, Sherman's forces [USA] reached the old Dalton-Calhoun rd., W. of here (via Snake Cr. Gap). On 14th, from ridges W. of Camp Creek, 2 assaults were made on Johnston's line [CSA]- one, 2.5 mi. southward-the other in this vicinity.

In both attacks, the Federals moved across the creek toward ridges on this the E. side of the Valley.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 064-5

Date: 1952

Sponsor: Not listed

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