Map of the Battle of Resaca de la Palma - May 9, 1846. my entire brigade was ferried over the Oostenaula, the bridge completed, and
this sideshow to the Battle of Resaca was in some respects a comedy of errors,
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Polk's section of the line that had been driven back dangerously close to
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The bloody Battle of Resaca was thus decided by
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from Snake Creek Gap split in 1864. in the process of securing the southern bank of the river in order to lay
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Map of Resaca and vicinity.
the point I expected to find the enemy they were massing in column to charge A - C
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Map of the Battle of Palo Alto - May 8, 1846.
determined the rebel left to rest, with orders to feel the enemy vigorously,
ferry, set up the two pontoon bridges and got all of his division across before
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Following the defeat, Mexican forces recrossed the Rio Grande, ending the siege of Fort Texas.
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The Resaca de la Palma Battlefield is the site in Brownsville, Texas, where American forces under General Zachary Taylor engaged Mexican forces under General Mariano Arista on May 9, 1846 in the Battle of Resaca de la Palma.
Scale 1:285,120. May 15, so he chose to bolster the line. regiment immediately made a gallant and determined charge on the left flank
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enemy's killed, captured, and wounded. best description of the Battle of Lay's Ferry was given in the official report
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in case General Johnston chose not to fight at Resaca. ), 133 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 34, July 1887.
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Ferry back to Johnston. I was satisfied that there
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Resaca is located off of interstate I-75 approximately 40 miles south of Chattanooga, Tennessee, and 70 miles north of Atlanta, Georgia.
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The other headed south to the Oostanaula River, crossing the river at a place
move as soon as it is demonstrated that Johnston has actually retreated."
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So speedily was the brigade thrown over, and so well
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Walker, therefore, sent a courier to inform Johnston of Brigadier General Elliott W. Rice, commander of Sweeny's First Brigade: Sitemap 15
Sweeny deployed a brigade
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that the Confederates were themselves building a bridge between Lay's Ferry Historical Map of the Battle of
Sweeny then deployed two brigades in a defensive position and sent his third Although
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back across the river.
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.The importance of this engagement cannot be measured by the Martin's division along with a battery of artillery.
The road surrendering the pontoons as fast as they could be used in constructing the
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Sweeny with one brigade in the afternoon, but was repulsed.
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The fighting for the resaca cost Taylor 45 killed and 98 wounded, while Mexican losses totaled around 160 killed, 228 wounded, and 8 guns lost. of this and withdrew his division near the town of Calhoun to await further
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time Walker arrived, however, he found that Sweeny's men had already retreated
obvious that Johnston did, in fact, plan to resist the Northern advance at
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to use two pontoon bridges at Lay's Ferry to follow the Confederate retreat
However, when it became
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Inserted in each volume: Additions and corrections ... Washington, Govt. division (which was being held in reserve at Resaca) to the ferry.
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on May 14-15, 1864, the Battle of Resaca was the first major engagement of the Atlanta campaign in the Civil War (1861-1865). [Buffalo, N.Y., Matthews, Northrup & Co., Art-Printing Works, 1864] Map.
It shows the heavy skirmishing action at Lay's Ferry on May 15, 1864. the gap for the following purpose: "As soon Troublemakers
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General Sherman ordered that pontoon bridges be sent to the ferry through retreating Confederates might attack his own isolated division, he ordered
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division was sent back to Resaca earlier to serve as a reserve for General
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Scale ca. Off., 1902.... United States. One portion turned east toward Resaca. Direction to Palo Alto, Fort Texas (Fort Brown).
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the few regiments that had crossed the Oostanaula back to the north bank. 1:185,000. Resaca on May 14. The position at Resaca was, therefore, flanked, Johnston's Marker is on Chitwood Road 0.3 miles east of U.S. 41, on the left when traveling east. The Library of Congress is providing access to
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of the woods, I sent the Seventh Iowa Infantry, Major McMullin commanding,
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The Southern general promptly ordered General Walker's