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VISITING THE BATTLEFIELD A suggested tour of the Resaca battlefield would
start at the Georgia Highway 143 (Lafayette-Resaca) Exh # 133 from Interstate
Highway 75, approximately 15 miles south of the previously mentioned Rocky
Face - Dalton Exit #137 and 70 miles north of Atlanta. Proceed V* mile to the west
along Highway 143 to the bridge over Camp Creek, from which point one may
obtain a good perspective of the battlefield. Looking to the north, Camp Creek
and Camp ...
VISITING THE BATTLEFIELD The Battle of Atlanta was fought in East Atlanta in
an area which has been drastically changed by commercial development,
highways and rapid transit lines, so that the battlefield is all but obliterated and
extremely difficult to tour due to traffic congestion. It is recommended that a tour
begin at the Cyclorama of the Battle of Atlanta in Grant Park, which is located a
short distance from the battlefield and offers an excellent opportunity to become
familar with the ...
8 * * * VISITING THE BATTLEFIELD The battlefield lies almost entirely within the
city of Jonesboro and is now obscured by commercial and residential buildings,
highways, shopping centers and paved parking areas, which make a satisfactory
tour almost impossible to make. The battlefield may be reached by taking
Interstate Highway 75 south from Atlanta to the Highway 54 Exit at Morrow, then
proceeding southward on Highway 54 approximately 2.3 miles to Mimosa Drive
in the ...
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The Campaign for Atlanta by William Scaife and William Erquitt is an excellent work written by local historians covering the Civil War Campaign. This work is extensive and covers all of the battles including local maps far superior to those produced at West Point.
The Coverage of the battle of Utoy Creek is the most important of the overlooked engagements of the Campaign.
This work is a must to add to your library on the Siege and campaign for Atlanta.
Leonard P. Bennett, Jr.
Lieutenant Colonel, Logistics Corps