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    GA Civil War wrote a new blog post: The Fight For Resaca May13-15, 1864-Reenactment May 20-22, 2016   1 year, 8 months ago

    Resaca, a small mountain village along the Western and Atlantic Railroad where it crosses the Oostanaula River, was originally known as Dublin, until it was discovered another Georgia town held that moniker. In the late 1840s it was renamed in honor of the major Mexican- American War victory at the Battle of Resaca de la [...]

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    GA Civil War wrote a new blog post: Saving the Resaca Battlefield: Preserving Fort Wayne for Posterity   1 year, 8 months ago

    The Resaca battlefield, whose integrity was badly undermined during the 1960s when I-75 was constructed through a portion of the field, pushed a call to arms for Civil War preservationists to save what remained.   Following the Battle of Resaca in May, 1864, only 2.5 acres of land on the battlefield had been acquired and preserved [...]

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    GA Civil War wrote a new blog post: Fort Pulaski: A Milestone in Military History   1 year, 9 months ago

    Fort Pulaski is located on Cockspur Island approximately 18 miles east of Savannah and directly adjacent to Tybee Island. Named for the Revolutionary War hero, Polish Count Casimir Pulaski who was killed during the siege of Savannah, the fort was constructed to protect the seaward approaches to the city. Completed in 1847, Fort Pulaski enclosed [...]

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    GA Civil War wrote a new blog post: DeKalb County Georgia in the Civil War   1 year, 9 months ago

    Stone Mountain Church Street
    On July 22, 1864, Union and Confederate Forces clashed in the largest battle of the campaign, the Battle of Atlanta, with much of the fighting taking place in Eastern DeKalb County.
    To the east of the City of Atlanta in DeKalb County, [...]

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    gacivilwar created the blog Early Preservation of the Resaca Battlefield: the   1 year, 9 months ago

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