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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 198 2 Browse Search
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) 75 1 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 68 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 66 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 60 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 60 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 28 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 23 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 20 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 19 1 Browse Search
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Farther up the Chattahoochee, and sixteen miles northeast of Atlanta, on its northern bank, and in Cobb county, is the little town of Roswell, which at present is the base of the left wing of Sherman's army.--This town is due east of Marietta. Decatur is a town, or rather the first depot on the Georgia Railroad, four miles from Atlanta and sixteen from Roswell. Stone Mountain is an inhibited, barren peak, several hundred feet in height, and perhaps two miles around the base, abruptly rising from the plain like one of the Pyramids of Egypt, ten miles from Decatur and sixteen miles from Atlanta. It can be seen from a long distance off, and from its summit a grand view of the country can be obtained. There is a not a tree or a shrub upon it, but presents nothing to view but rocks and rocky cliffs. It is supposed that Logan's corps of Sherman's army has now possession of the mountain and the railroad near it. It is the only elevation of the slightest importance anywhere about Atlan