Battle of Resaca historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Battle of Resaca historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Whitfield County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Whitfield County, 34.8056116, -84.9672206
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: U.S. 41 about .4 mile N. of Gordon County line at church
Text of marker: "BATTLE OF RESACA. 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]. 155-1 GEORGIA HISTORIC MARKER 1997"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_battle-of-resaca2
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_battle-of-resaca2
Rights Holder:
Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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