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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  • Pavilion

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  • Atlanta Campaign Marker

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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

    05/20/2017 - 05/21/2017

    The first major battle of the Atlanta Campaign was fought around the tiny village of Resaca on May 14-15, 1864. Over two days, Union and Confederate forces attacked and counter-attacked, with both armies losing approximately 2,800 men.

    Georgia's oldest and largest reenactment is located on the historic Chitwood Farm just north of Resaca off Hwy. 41. The reenactment site is one of the few places in the nation that is held on part of an original battlefield, making the action seem very r... read more