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Battle of Resaca-GHM-155-2-Whitfield Co.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 34° 36.981 W 084° 56.961
16S E 688008 N 3832410
Quick Description: US 41 NB Immediately N of Whitfield Co. line
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/2/2008 6:02:34 PM
Waymark Code: WM4BKH
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
Views: 33

Long Description:
At this point the entrenched line of Stanley's (1st) Div., 4th A.C. [USA] crossed the highway, facing Hood's line [CSA] 0.5 mi. South.

May 14, 1864: 0.4 mi. E. (near Nance's Spring) Hood's rt. [CSA] made a spirited attack on Stanley's left, [USA] which was foiled by timely arrival of 20th Corps troops [USA].

May 15: Hood's rt. [CSA] attacked 1st Div., 20th A.C. [USA] near State R.R., E., & the 2d & 3d Divs., failing to break Hood's line [USA] in their front, captured Corput's 4~ gun battery.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 155-2

Date: 1953

Sponsor: Not listed

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