Friends of Resaca Battlefield, Inc. shall make efforts to identify, preserve,
educate, secure, and protect the historic War Between the States (1861-1865)
resources in and around the community of Resaca, Georgia, or connected with
the Battle of Resaca for the purpose of increasing educational awareness
and public support for our historical heritage.
- from the FORB By-Laws
Welcome! Be a part of Historic Preservation!
The FORB and Gordon County maintain a 500+ acre state park protecting a large portion of the Resaca Battlefield. The FORB and Gordon County also preserve and interpret a 60+ acre park featuring a hill on the Battlefield used by both Federal and Confederate forces during the War Between the States. Over 1200 acres of the battlefield have been preserved by our organization. Join us - your financial support helps with all our efforts. Pass this web site address on to your friends. Spread the word!!
The Main Battlefield Park operating hours are seasonal. From April 1 through October 31 the hours are from 7am to 8pm. From November 1 through March 31 the hours are from 8am to 5pm. *Disclaimer – hours and dates subject to change without notice*
The Fort Wayne Historic Site is open 7 days a week, sunrise to sunset.
The Friends of Resaca Battlefield, Inc. is a diverse group of individuals from all over the nation dedicated to the historic integrity and educational use of the battlefield sites where the Battle of Resaca took place in May 1864. Resaca was the first major military encounter of the Atlanta Campaign and was the only engagement during the campaign where the combined forces of each army were present on the field of battle, involving about 150,000 men. Between 6,000 ans 8,000 casualties were inflicted primarily in seven separate assaults by Northern and Southern troops. We hope you find this website of benefit and that you will take advantage of all the information provided here. We encourage you to join our organization and help contribute to our efforts to make sure this historic land where American blood was shed is not misused or forgotten.
Box 1098 | Resaca, Georgia 30375