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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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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 14: Sherman's campaign in Georgia. (search)
y Sherman's order, to secure possession of a point at the New Hope Church, where the roads from Ackworth, Marietta, and Dallas meet. But a stormy night coming on, Hooker, though he gained some groundlsed. Sherman now moved his army to the left, seized the roads leading to Allatoona Pass and Ackworth, and, enveloping the former stronghold, compelled Johnston to evacuate it. The cavalry of GarraSherman's army. On the 4th of June Johnston abandoned his works covering New Hope Church and Ackworth, when Sherman advanced June 6. to the latter place and took possession of the railway. There, at Resaca, Rome, Kingston, and Allatoona, his army was considerably diminished when he reached Ackworth. His communications in his rear being now secure, he moved on to Big Shanty June 9. where befoings of the Demon of War became more and more manifest and manifold in features. After passing Ackworth and approaching Big Shanty, in the vicinity of Kenesaw, the country seemed t# be overspread wit