Resaca Depot

Railroad depot at Resaca, Georgia, during the Civil War

No railroad depot now stands at Resaca. This Civil War period sketch shows a depot that stood there in 1864.

From: Redeeming the Republic: the Third Period of the War of the Rebellion, in the year 1864, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1889, p. 214. Online at Internet Archive here.

Union troops passing through Resaca, Georgia, at night, 1864

Union troops passing through at night. Note that this sketch shows a hipped roof on the depot while the daylight scene indicates a gabled roof.

From: The Soldier in our Civil War; a pictorial history of the conflict, 1861-1865, illustrating the valor of the soldier as displayed on the battle-field, from sketches drawn by Forbes, Waud, Taylor, Beard, Becker, Lovie, Schell, Crane and numerous other eye-witnesses to the strife. Vol. 2. New York: Stanley Bradley Publishing Co., 1893, p. 227. Online at Internet Archive here.






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