Historic High Country / Resaca

Resaca - Atlanta Campaign Pavilion

U.S. 41
Resaca, GA 30735

706-625-3200 | 800-887-3811
  • Resaca Confederate Cemetery

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  • Atlanta Campaign Marker

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  • Pavilion

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The third in a series of five parks built by the Works Progress Administration to identify sites of the Civil War's Atlanta Campaign features a relief map of troop movements and fighting in and around Resaca May 13–15, 1864. It is located where the rear of the Confederate line was during the Battle of Resaca. The map explains the events at the Battle of Resaca and the Federal flanking movement at Lay's Ferry, which resulted in Johnston's withdrawal south over the Oostanaula River along the Western and Atlantic Railroad to Calhoun and then Cassville.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
    Monday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
    Tuesday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
    Wednesday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
    Thursday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
    Friday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
    Saturday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Battle of Resaca Reenactment

    Battle of Resaca Reenactment

    05/21/2016 - 05/22/2016

    During May 14-15, 1864, the first major battle of the Atlanta Campaign was fought around the tiny village of Resaca, Georgia. Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Confederate army of 55,000 soldiers had fallen back from Dalton and had occupied the strong defensive fortifications around the town. In hot pursuit and now directly facing them across the breastworks was the 110,000-strong Federal army under the command of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman. For two days, unrelenting attacks and counter-attacks to... read more