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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) 1,463 127 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 1,378 372 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 810 42 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 606 8 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 565 25 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 473 17 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 373 5 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 372 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 277 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 232 78 Browse Search
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ted from the skirmish on Saturday morning. The fall of Atlanta. We have received some particulars of the fall of AtlaAtlanta, and of events immediately preceding, which will be perused with interest. On the evening of the 1st instant the enemy ln this day's fight, also withdrew during the night towards Atlanta for the purpose of forming a junction with General Hood ang firmly lodged on the Macon railroad, it was evident that Atlanta must be given up, and, accordingly, at the early hour of terward, that portion of the enemy still in position before Atlanta entered the city, and, after leaving a garrison, pressed trailroad. Our total losses attendant upon the fall of Atlanta amount to only fifteen hundred men. Eight field pieces were lost by Hardee; some siege guns left by Hood in Atlanta; from five to eight locomotives; between one hundred and fifty and y severe, and still live through it all. Reports from Atlanta, previous to the issuing of Sherman's order, state that no
ant, George B. McClellan. Hon. Horatia Seymour and others, Committee. Yankee News from Atlanta — Wheeler's Raid. The latest Yankee intelligence from Wheeler is that "Rousseau is driving an Arkansas brigade. Early in the night Lee's corps moved away to Tom Stewart's corps, left in Atlanta, the command devolving on Hardee, who retired along the Macon road. Hood, finding the situation desperate in Atlanta, also retreated on the 1st, burning nearly a thousand bales of cotton and eighty-six wagons laden with ammunition. At the break of day on the 2d our army followed in h to get between Hood and Hardee, and cut off one of them. The details of the occupation of Atlanta by General Sherman are given, including a note from Major Calhoun, asking protection for non-coposed to be General Sherman's design to withdraw his advanced columns and give his army rest in Atlanta, and establish himself securely there, and restore his railroad communications broken by Wheele
ching them a wholesome lesson, and we hope they will profit by it. He is teaching them never again, under any circumstances, to trust a Yankee, no matter how fair an outside he may present. In the wholesale expulsion of the inhabitants from Atlanta, he seems to have had several objects in view. First. He sees that the country is rising behind him as fast as he moves forward, and that the ground on which his forts are built is the only ground that he really holds. He knows that the country, by this process, must all return to the Confederates, and he, therefore, wishes to leave no population in the rear. Second. He wishes to convert the whole of Atlanta into a vast fort or arsenal, with no Confederates about it to give notice of his movements. Thirdly. He wishes to intimidate, debase and subdue by severity, making the mistake common to all vulgar and cruel natures, of measuring everybody by his own standard; for these measures will inflame instead of intimidate. That he me