The Atlanta Campaign
May 1 - September 8, 1864

 

Campaign Description This area presents a brief overview of the Atlanta campaign with map.
Evacuation of Atlanta's Civilians This a series of correspondence between John B. Hood and William T. Sherman concerning the evacuation of the civilians.  Not so cordial as you might think!
The Defense of Atlanta A fine article written by the man who was in charge of it's defense, John B. Hood.
From The Official Records
After Battle Reports The after battle reports of some of the major players, both Union and Confederate, in the Atlanta Campaign.
Principal Events A summary of the principal events as contained in the Official Records for the Atlanta Campaign beginning May 1, 1864 and ending September 5, 1864.
Confederate Order of Battle From the Official Records, this presents the organization of the Confederate forces during the campaign.
Evacuation of Atlanta Correspondence between Sherman, Hood, and the mayor of Atlanta concerning Sherman's evacuation of the Atlanta civilians.
Journal of the Atlanta Campaign This was a journal kept by 4th Corps and details their actions, day by day, from the beginning in early May '64, until the fall of Atlanta on September '64.
Union Order of Battle From the Official Records, this presents the organization of the Union forces during the campaign.

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