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National Historic Site

Atlanta Campaign - Resaca

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Located on the grounds of the Resaca Battlefield

National Historic Site

Atlanta Campaign


May 13 - 15, 1864


In this vicinity

the Confederate lines

North and West of Resaca

held firm against Federal

attack. Sherman then

executed a successful

flank movement to the West

and South around Johnston's

position thus making the

Confederate line untenable

and compelling the troops

of the Confederacy to move

deeper into Georgia.


National Park Service

United States Department of the Interior
Other Gordon County Historical Markers
Resaca Battle Ground - 1864
Resaca Battlefield - 2005
Resaca Confederate Cemetery

Photo taken by Beth Shaw, GAGenWeb Gordon County Coordinator


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