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Gordon County Historical Markers

Confederate Cemetery Resaca


  • Source: David Seibert
  • Marker: Confederate Cemetery Resaca
  • Location: Cemetery 2 miles north of Resaca and east of US 41

CONFEDERATE CEMETERY RESACA

Established shortly after the war by Miss Mary J. Green & Associates for burial of Confederate soldiers who fell at the Battle of Resaca.

May 14, 1864, Maj. Gen. A. P. Stewart’s Div., Hood’s A. C. (rt. of Johnston’s line) [CSA], posted 600 yds. N. E., attacked Stanley’s Div., 4th A. C. [USA] near Nance’s Spring and drove it N. W. to old Union Ch. above the Country Line.

May 15. Stewart again attacked the Federals posted 1/4 mi. S. of the Country Line ( near Scale’s house ) but failed to dislodge Williams’ Div., 20th Corps [USA]

064-15 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1953