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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

May 14, 1864

Heaviest Fighting at Battle of Resaca

Today marked the most intensive fighting at the Battle of Resaca. Union troops tested the Confederate lines all along the front, but despite some gains were not able to break through. Casualties were heavy on both sides.

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Image of Heaviest Fighting at Battle of Resaca Color Lithograph of the Battle of Resaca
Library of Congress
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