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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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very little army news of interest. The Federal General Thomas, with three army corps, is in Atlanta, while Schofield holds Decatur and another Federal commander, whose name is not remembered, holds East Point. Our advance to-day is beyond Jonesboro'. Lovejoy is still the military telegraphic station. The camp is tranquil and the troops continue in cheerful spirits. It is reported that the Federals have proposed an exchange of prisoners at this point. Federal files to the 6th instants a dirty appearance, and all the citizens have left with the exception of a few negroes and some few women. The Rebel, commenting upon Sherman's occupation of Atlanta, says: The possession of Atlanta, and the retreat of our army to Jonesboro', will enable Sherman to draw supplies from the abandoned territory — provided he is not interrupted in his thieving operations; but that is all he has gained. It is apprehended by some that Sherman will repair the three railroads running into
The battle of Jonesboro' To the Atlanta Intelligencer we are indebted for the first succinct and intelligible account we have yet had of the battle that preceded the fall of Atlanta: On Wednesday morning, August, 31 the enemy advanced in heavy force against the position which General Hardee held at Jonesboro' in accordance with orders. A severe and most terrible battle ensued during the day. General Hardee being in command of the two corps in position, placed his own corps in charge of Cleburneron the left, and Lee's corps under the charge of that commander. Six corps of the Yankee army advanced against the line across the Macon and Western railroad, and penetrating on our right almost to the McDonough road. The advance of Sherman's forces was checked and their assaults repelled with the usual bravery that has ever marked our veterans. At nightfall, the line was nearly in the same position that it occupied in the morning. During the night, Lee's corps, by order of