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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) 194 4 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 109 1 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 44 2 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 28 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 28 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 27 1 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 26 10 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 18 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 12 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) 10 0 Browse Search
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ill be glorious. With the exception of here and there a rich plateau or valley, the country from Calhoun to Kingston is a barren pine-covered wilderness. At Adairsville there is a long, fertile strip of country. Here the soil is good in some places, but covered with broken stone. Only here and there, at long intervals, do we e fertile wheat and cotton lands of Middle Georgia. We have already passed through three counties, and will soon be in the fourth. The centre passed through Adairsville this forenoon; a small, but heretofore a thriving town of two or three hundred inhabitants, with a hotel, a dozen stores, railroad depot, and an extensive machin our right, but I have not learned what it was caused from. Our present position is around Calhoun, but the chances are that we will continue our retreat to Adairsville to-morrow. We may fight here, but I do not think it likely. In the mean-while the Yankees are reported to be massing heavy columns on our left with the view o
ng the spirited skirmish that took place at Adairsville, the artillery fire of the enemy is represeck and captured nine of the scoundrels near Adairsville, some of whom had taken the amnesty oath. e of the skirmish-line of the division. At Adairsville, however, the enemy was in heavy force; ind of Othkaluga creek, and in the vicinity of Adairsville met a heavy force of the enemy, strongly an retreated, The position in the vicinity of Adairsville is not naturally very strong, but it was vey's rear, with heavy skirmishing, to near Adairsville, Ga., and lay for the right. My command not engaged to-day. May 18.--Passed Adairsville, the enemy retreating with light skirmishing, and camthe west bank of Oostanaula, to Rome. Near Adairsville we again found signs of the rebel army, andpearance on our lines of communication near Adairsville and had succeeded in capturing nine hundredlank of the army, by a circuitous route, to Adairsville; in the same manner from there to Kingston
vering Dalton, too strong to be assaulted, General McPherson was sent through Snake G(ap to turn it, while Generals Thomas and Schofield threatened it in front and on the north. This movement was successful. Johnston, finding his retreat likely to be cut off, fell back to his fortified position at Resaca, where he was attacked on the afternoon of May fifteenth. A heavy battle ensued. During the night the enemy retreated south. Late on the seventeenth his rear guard was overtaken near Adairsville, and heavy skirmishing followed. The next morning, however, he had again disappeared. He was vigorously pursued, and was overtaken at Cassville on the nineteenth, but during the ensuing night retreated across the Etowah. While these operations were going on, General Jefferson C. Davis' division of Thomas' army was sent to Rome, capturing it with its forts and artillery, and its valuable mills and foundries. General Sherman, having given his army a few days' rest at this point, again p