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Summary of the principal events.1

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May 1, 1864.Skirmish at Stone Church.
May 2, 1864.Skirmish at Lee's Cross-Roads, near Tunnel Hill.
Skirmish near Ringgold Gap.
May 3, 1864.Skirmish at Catoosa Springs.
Skirmish at Red Clay.
Skirmish at Chickamauga Creek.
May 4, 1864.Maj. Gen. Frank P. Blair, jr., assumes command of the Seventeenth Army Corps.
Skirmish on the Varnell's Station Road.
May 5, 1864.Skirmish near Tunnel Hill.
May 6-7, 1864.Skirmishes at Tunnel Hill.
May 7, 1864.Skirmish at Varnell's Station.
Skirmish near Nickajack Gap.
May 8-11, 1864.Demonstration against Rocky Face Ridge, with combats at Buzzard Roost or Mill Creek Gap, and Dug Gap.
May 8-13, 1864.Demonstration against Resaca, with combats at Snake Creek Gap, Sugar Valley, and near Resaca.
May 9-13, 1864.Demonstration against Dalton, with combats near Varnell's Station (9th and 12th) and at Dalton (13th).
May 13, 1864.Skirmish at Tilton.
May 14-15, 1864.Battle of Resaca.
May 15, 1864.Skirmish at Armuchee Creek.
Skirmish near Rome.
May 16, 1864.Skirmish near Calhoun.
Action at Rome (or Parker's) Cross-Roads.
Skirmish at Floyd's Spring.
May 17, 1864.Engagement at Adairsville.
Action at Rome.
Affair at Madison Station, Ala.
May 18, 1864.Skirmish at Pine Log Creek.
May 18-19, 1864.Combats near Kingston.
Combats near Cassville.
May 20, 1864.Skirmish'at Etowah River, near Cartersville.
May 23, 1864.Action at Stilesborough.
May 24, 1864.Skirmishes at Cass Station and Cassville.
Skirmish at Burnt Hickory (or Huntsville).
Skirmish near Dallas.
May 25-June 5, 1864.Operations on the line of Pumpkin Vine Creek, with combats at New Hope Church, Pickett's Mills, and other points.
May 26-June 1, 1864.Combats at and about Dallas.
May 27, 1864.Skirmish at Pond Springs, Ala.
May 29, 1864.Action at Moulton, Ala.
June 9, 1864.Skirmishes near Big Shanty and near Stilesborough.
June 10, 1864.Skirmish at Calhoun.
June 10-July 3, 1864.Operations about Marietta, with combats at Pine Hill, Lost Mountain, Brush Mountain, Gilgal Church, Noonday Creek, McAfee's Cross-Roads, Kenesaw Mountain, Powder Springs, Cheney's Farm, Kolb's Farm, Olley's Creek, Nickajack Creek, Noyes' Creek, and other points.
June 24, 1864.Action at La Fayette.
July 4, 1864.Skirmishes at Ruff's Mill, Neal Dow Station, and Rottenwood Creek.
July 5-17, 1864.Operations on the line of the Chattahoochee River, with skirmishes at Howell's, Turner's, and Pace's Ferries, Isham's Ford, and other points.
July 10-22, 1864.Rousseau's raid from Decatur, Ala., to the West Point and Montgomery Railroad, with skirmishes near Coosa River (11th), near Greenpoint and at Ten Island Ford (14th), near Auburn and near Chehaw (18th).
July 18, 1864.Skirmish at Buck Head.
General John B. Hood, C. S. Army, supersedes General Joseph E. Johnston in command of the Army of Tennessee.
July 19, 1864.Skirmishes on Peach Tree Creek.
July 20, 1864.Battle of Peach Tree Creek.
July 21, 1864.Engagement at Bald (or Leggett's) Hill.
July 22, 1864.Battle of Atlanta.
Maj. Gen. John A. Logan, U. S. Army, succeeds Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson in command of the Army of the Tennessee.
July 22-24, 1864.Garrard's raid to Covington.
July 23, 1864.Brig. Gen. Morgan L. Smith, U. S. Army, in temporary command of the Fifteenth Army Corps.
July 23-Aug. 25, 1864.Operations about Atlanta, including battle of Ezra Church (July 28), assault at Utoy Creek (Aug. 6), and other combats.
July 24, 1864.Skirmish near Cartersville.
July 27, 1864.Maj. Gen. Oliver O. Howard, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Army of the Tennessee.
Maj. Gen. John A. Logan, U. S. Army, resumes command of the Fifteenth Army Corps.
Maj. Gen. David S. Stanley, U. S. Army, succeeds Maj. Gen. Oliver O. Howard in command of the Fourth Army Corps.
Brig. Gen. Alpheus S. Williams, U. S. Army, succeeds Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker in temporary command of the Twentieth Army Corps.
July 27-31, 1864.McCook's raid on the Atlanta and West Point and Macon and Western Railroads, with skirmishes near Campbellton (28th), near Lovejoy's Station (29th), at Clear Creek (30th), and action near Newnan (30th).
Garrard's raid to South River, with skirmishes at Snapfinger Creek (27th), Flat Rock Bridge and Lithonia (28th).
July 27-Aug. 6, 1864.Stoneman's raid to Macon, with combats at Macon and Clinton (July 30), Hillsborough (July 30-31), Mulberry Creek and Jug Tavern (August 3).
July 30, 1864.Maj. Gen. Henry W. Slocum, U. S. Army, assigned to the command of the Twentieth Army Corps.
Aug. 7, 1864.Brig. Gen. Richard W. Johnson, U. S. Army, succeeds Maj. Gen. John M. Palmer in temporary command of the Fourteenth Army Corps.
Aug. 9, 1864.Bvt. Maj. Gen. Jefferson C. Davis, U. S. Army, assigned to the command of the Fourteenth Army Corps.
Aug. 10-Sept. 9, 1864.Wheeler's raid to North Georgia and East Tennessee, with combats at Dalton (August 14-15) and other points.
Aug. 15, 1864.Skirmishes at Sandtown and Fairburn.
Aug. 18-22, 1864.Kilpatrick's raid from Sandtown to Lovejoy's Station, with combats at Camp Creek (18th), Red Oak (19th), Flint River (19th), Jonesborough (19th), and Lovejoy's Station (20th).
Aug. 22, 1864.Bvt. Maj. Gen. Jefferson C. Davis, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Fourteenth Army Corps.
Aug. 26-Sept. 4, 1864.Operations at the Chattahoochee railroad bridge and at Pace's and Turner's Ferries, with skirmishes.
Aug. 27, 1864.Maj. Gen. Henry W. Slocum, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Twentieth Army Corps.
Aug. 29, 1864.Skirmish near Red Oak.
Aug. 30, 1864.Skirmish near East Point.
Action at Flint River Bridge.
Aug. 31, 1864.Skirmish near Rough and Ready Station.
Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 1864.Battle of Jonesborough.
Sept. 2, 1864.Union occupation of Atlanta.
Sept. 2-5, 1864.Actions at Lovejoy's Station.

1 of some of the minor events noted in this summary no circumstantial reports are on file. All such are designated in the index.

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