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ture rises the precipitous height of Rocky Face as Sherman saw it on May 7, 1864. His troops under Thomas had moved forward along the line of the railroad, opening the great Atlanta campaign on schedule time. Looking down into the gorge called Buzzard's Roost, through which the railroad passes, Sherman could see swarms of Confederate troops, the road filled with obstructions, and hostile batteries crowning the cliffs on either side. He knew that his antagonist, Joe Johnston, here confronted didn't know they had any troops up there. But the world was to learn the superlative fighting qualities of the men from the Northwest. Sherman was glad to have all he could get of them in this great army of one hundred thousand veterans. Buzzard's roost, Georgia, May 7, 1864 The second Minnesota infantry--engaged at rocky face ridge, May 8-11, 1864 A regiment that charged up Kenesaw — the one hundred and twenty-fifth Ohio These are some of the men who charged upon the slopes of
ture rises the precipitous height of Rocky Face as Sherman saw it on May 7, 1864. His troops under Thomas had moved forward along the line of the railroad, opening the great Atlanta campaign on schedule time. Looking down into the gorge called Buzzard's Roost, through which the railroad passes, Sherman could see swarms of Confederate troops, the road filled with obstructions, and hostile batteries crowning the cliffs on either side. He knew that his antagonist, Joe Johnston, here confronted didn't know they had any troops up there. But the world was to learn the superlative fighting qualities of the men from the Northwest. Sherman was glad to have all he could get of them in this great army of one hundred thousand veterans. Buzzard's roost, Georgia, May 7, 1864 The second Minnesota infantry--engaged at rocky face ridge, May 8-11, 1864 A regiment that charged up Kenesaw — the one hundred and twenty-fifth Ohio These are some of the men who charged upon the slopes of
. Lee; First Corps, Lieut.-Gen. Longstreet; Second Corps, Lieut.-Gen. Ewell; Third Corps, Lieut.-Gen. A. P. Hill; Cavalry Corps, Maj.-Gen. Stuart. Losses: Union, 2246 killed, 12,137 wounded, 3383 missing; Confed. (estimate) 2000 killed, 6000 wounded, 3400 missing; Union, Brig.-Gens. Wadsworth and Hays killed; Confed. Gens. Jones and Jenkins killed, and Stafford, Longstreet, and Pegram wounded. May 5-9, 1864: Rocky face Ridge, Ga., including Tunnel Hill, Mill Creek Gap, and Buzzard's Roost. Union, Military Division of the Mississippi, commanded by Gen. W. T. Sherman: Army of the Cumberland, Maj.-Gen. Thomas; Army of the Tennessee, Maj.-Gen. McPherson; Army of the Ohio, Maj.-Gen. John M. Schofield, Elliott's and Stoneman's Cavalry; Confed., Army of Tennessee, Gen. J. E. Johnston, commanding; Hardee's Corps, Hood's Corps, Wheeler's Cavalry. Fort Morgan fallen after a stubborn defense Among the decisive events of 1864 was the Union victory of Mobile Bay, Aug