Resaca Confederate Cemetery

The entrance to Resaca Confederate Cemetery in Gordon County is pictured in 1908. Approximately 2,800 men from each side died during the Battle of Resaca, in May 1864 during the Civil War. The graves of more than 450 Confederate soldiers are buried in the cemetery, which was dedicated in 1866.

Courtesy of Georgia Archives, Vanishing Georgia Collection

Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries