The Campaign for Atlanta & Sherman's March to the Sea
Essays on the 1864 Georgia Campaigns. Volume OneeBook - 2013
The first of two volumes. The Atlanta Campaign (May - September 1864) consisted of wide-ranging maneuvers and a series of battles North Georgia during the Civil War with the intent to capture the important city of Atlanta. Union Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman launched his three-army invasion from Chattanooga, Tennessee, in early May 1864, opposed by Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Tennessee. The Confederates fell back toward Atlanta in a series of withdrawals after Sherman's successive flanking maneuvers. Johnston was replaced by the more aggressive Gen. John Bell Hood in mid-July.
Publisher: California : 2013. Savas Publishing,
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource