Daily Archives: May 13, 2014

McCook Field

McCook Field, named for Civil War General Alexander McDowell McCook (of the “Fighting McCooks”) who once owned a portion of the land on which it was situated, was established in October 1917. McCook Field was located just north of downtown … Continue reading

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The Battle of Resaca, May 13-15, 1864

Beginning on May 7, 1864, the Union army tried to dislodge Confederate positions on Rocky Face Ridge, just outside Dalton, Georgia, with little success.  On May 9, 1864, Union General William T. Sherman sent General McPherson and the Army of … Continue reading

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