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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) 693 51 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 610 0 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 83 39 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 70 2 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) 50 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 42 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 42 2 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 41 3 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2 28 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 27 3 Browse Search
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Government officials, of whom there are so many hugging safe and nominal positions in the rear. If urging all to the front who owe duty in the field will not send them forward, let the scorn of the community attach to them forever. They are needed now, and urgently. It will not do for General Hood to uncover Atlanta by withdrawing all his forces from the long line around the city they so long and patiently held. Some five or six miles must be watched, while the more active operations will probably take place on a line extending nearly, if not quite, to Jonesboro', on the west side of the Macon road. This simple statement will serve to show the magnitude of the work the Army of Tennessee will probably be called upon to perform; and will the situation induce the forwarding of every aid that can be controlled? I am no alarmist, but cannot forego these expressions, which are freely indulged in at the front, and among officials who cannot well be mistaken as to the situation.
3. "On the evening of the 30th August the enemy made a lodgment across Flint river, near Jonesboro'. We attacked them there on the evening of the 31st with two corps, but failed to dislodge theas small. "On the evening of the 1st of September, General Hardee's corps, in position at Jonesboro', was assaulted by a superior force of the enemy, and being outflanked, was compelled to withd. "The enemy's prisoners report their loss very severe. J. B. Hood, General" Jonesboro', the point mentioned by General Hood, is on the Macon and Western railroad, twenty- two miles Macon. The enemy having previously occupied the West Point railroad, had, by his lodgment at Jonesboro', cut our communications, and rendered the abandonment of Atlanta necessary. This, we learn fthout loss, and our army is now probably at Lovejoy's also on the Macon road, seven miles from Jonesboro' and twenty-nine from Atlanta. Its position is thus such as to prevent any further advance of