The 160th Anniversary

May 17-19, 2024 - Resaca, Georgia

Relive the largest battle of the Atlanta Campaign!

Held on the original battlefield!

Welcome to the Battle of Resaca Civil War Reenactment! Whether you are a spectator or reenactor, a seasoned veteran of this reenactment, or just attending for the first time, we look forward to seeing you at our event! We have many exciting activities for this year's reenactment. Check out our event schedule for all of the activities that will be going on during the reenactment weekend.


                9:00 a.m.

  -  Event site opens

10:00 a.m.

  -  Resaca Confederate Cemetery memorial service (Saturday)
     Period church service at the Social Fly (Sunday)

2:00 p.m.

     (Camps closed during the battle)

5:00 p.m.

  -  Event site closes

Planned Activities

  • Exciting battles both Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
  • Memorial service at the C.S.A. cemetery
  • Camp tours and talks with the soldiers
  • Continuous living history activities
  • Cavalry competition (Reenactors only)
  • Period church service
  • Period medical demonstrations
  • Period music
  • Period dance on Saturday night (Reenactors only)
  • Reenactor used clothing "yard sale"
  • Shopping at sutler row for period wares
  • Food and beverage vendors

The event will be held rain or shine!

The battles may be delayed while lightning is in the area, but they will begin as soon as possible.

The Gordon County Antique Tractor Club will provide free transportation between the spectator parking area and the battle site each day. They will also be available throughout the event to assist stranded motorists in case of rain.


  • No Boy Scout camping on-site this year. Two campgrounds close to the reenactment site will take Boy Scout camping: (1) Calhoun A-OK Campground, 706-629-7511, only 10 minutes from the reenactment, and (2) Salacoa Creek Park, 706-629-3490, only 25 minutes from the reenactment.

  • To ensure the safety of all visitors, there will be no tours at the reenactment site during the reenactment weekend that are not hosted by either the Georgia Division Reenactors Association or the Battle of Resaca Reenactment, Inc.

  • No public solicitation or selling of goods will be allowed except by pre-registered Sutlers and Vendors.

  • This is a public event, and as such by your attendance, you agree that photographs from this event, which might include you, are subject to use by the event and their hosts for marketing of the event.

  • No drones will be allowed on site unless pre-approved by the Event Staff.

  • Due to liability concerns, the Resaca Event Staff will not allow reenactors OR the public the personal use of any type of recreational four-wheelers, off road motorcycles, golf carts or similar type vehicles to operate on site. Transportation will be provided to and from the spectator and handicapped parking areas.

  • No non-reenactors, except for medical emergency personnel, will be permitted past the spectator line during the battles.

Thank you for your cooperation in making this an enjoyable event for all.


Resaca Battlefield Preservation

A portion of the event proceeds will go towards the preservation of the Resaca Battlefield land. If you would like to become even more involved in the preservation efforts, you can contact the Friends of Resaca Battlefield, a grassroots, non-profit organization dedicated to the task of preserving the Resaca Battlefield. To find out more about how you can help, please visit their website at


Things To Do in the Area

While in the area, be sure to visit the following historic sites:
  • Resaca Battlefield Historic Site - This new battlefield site is open now on weeekends. This important battlefield is located just off of I-75 at Exit 320 just miles from the reenactment site. The new battlefield park features hiking trails and interpretive markers.

  • Fort Wayne Civil War Historic Site - This historic site is located just yards from downtown Resaca. This historic fort was part of the defensive earthworks guarding the river and town of Resaca during the 1864 battle. After the battle, it was occupied by Federal troops.

Georgia County Chamber of Commerce

Explore Gordon County

To find out about more things to see and do while in Gordon County, please visit the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce's official Tourism website at:


Town of Resaca

   Gorndon County Chamber of Commerce
   Gordon County Historical Society
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Resaca, Georgia 30735-0919

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