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The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 183 11 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 80 36 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles 22 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 18 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 18 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 16 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 19, 1864., [Electronic resource] 14 0 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 12 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 10 0 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 10 0 Browse Search
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nty, twenty-five miles northwest of Atlanta, and had destroyed the railroad from Big Shanty to Acworth, a point ten miles further north. In this position he was directly in Sherman's rear, the latts communications with Chattanooga. But it seems Hood did not maintain this position. From Acworth he sent French against Altoona, Sherman's principal depot of supplies, which is only five miles north of Acworth, and is, in point of strength, quite a fortress. French failed to take Altoona. He is said to have stormed the outer works without difficulty, but drew off his forces without attnown to us, Hood, after this failure to take Altoona, left the Western and Atlantic railroad at Acworth to strike it again, according to the above mentioned dispatch, at Resaca, which is fifty miles north of Acworth and eighty-four miles north by west of Atlanta. The dispatch tells us his "forces have destroyed the Western and Atlantic railroad from near Resaca to within a short distance o
s give us some intelligence of military affairs in that State. No movements seem to have been made recently. We take some items from them: It has been rumored that General French's division was cut off from the main body of the army above Acworth, on Friday, and forced to cut its way out, with a loss of six hundred. That the division was engaged with the enemy we are assured, but are inclined to doubt the truth of the statement which has passed current. General Beauregard was at Taof corn a day if General Hood will only keep them going forward, and that they will whip Sherman if he dares to attack them. Three hundred and seventy Yankee prisoners, captured on the 3d and 1st instants upon the railroad at Big Shanty and Acworth, arrived at Newman to-day. They belong to the Seventeenth corps, (Blair's) and had never been to Atlanta. They comprise men from Ohio, Illinois and Missouri, and are, generally speaking, fine looking soldiers. General Beauregard, in Mille