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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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ad no right — that the very air he breathed was his, not by right, but by permission — that his life was forfeited, and that its prolongation depended entirely upon the will of the conqueror. The cruel answer which he gave at Vicksburg when the starving inhabitants applied to him for some relief will long be remembered by them, and will form a damning record of atrocity against him and the Government that employed him in the pages of the future historian. The cruelty which he exercised at Atlanta, and the ferocity with which he desolated Georgia along a path measuring sixty miles in width, have no parallel in European history, and more closely resembles the career of Hyder Ali when he invaded the Carnatic than any other occurrence of modern times. But all this is changed. Sherman, without opposition, has come into possession of a large and rich city. There is no circumstance to irritate him. His march was unopposed, his entry triumphal, his reception flattering, and everything co
n his power to protect them and their property from insult and injury, it is the unanimous desire of all present that he be allowed to remain in his present position, and that, for the reasons above stated, the thanks of the citizens are hereby tendered to him and the officers under his command. Resolved, That an official copy of these resolutions be sent to the President of the United States, the Governor of Georgia, General Sherman, and to each the Mayors of Augusta, Columbus, Macon and Atlanta. The secretaries were directed to furnish Brigadier-General Geary with a copy of the resolutions. Mayor Arnold's Speech at the peace meeting. The following were the remarks of the Mayor of the city on taking the chair at the public meeting of citizens: "Fellow-citizens of Savannah: At the request of the aldermen of the city of Savannah, and of a large number of the citizens, I have convened you together this day for you to give expression to your views and sentiments in th