Historic Markers Across Georgia - Civil War in GA

The Battle of Atlanta

And some detailed information and more photos


The Battle of Atlanta
Part of the Atlanta Campaign


Source: Hell´s Broke Loose in Georgia; P 163
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Synopsis
Date July 22, 1864
Location Fulton County, Georgia
Result Union victory - Confederate force retreat in to the fortifications of Atlanta.
Belligerents
Flag of the United States United States (Union)
Flag of Confederate States of America CSA (Confederacy)
Commanders
William T. Sherman
John Bell Hood
Forces Engaged
Military Division of the Mississippi
Army of Tennessee
Casualties and losses[1]
3,641
8,499

 


Ponder House
Confederate defensive works around Atlanta, GA, 1864
Ponder House (click to enlarge)

 

For more information on the Battle of Atlanta, see:

  1. CWSAC Battle Summary - Atlanta
  2. Wikipedia - Battle of Atlanta
  3. Hoods Attack - Civil War Georgia - American Civil War July 22, 1864
  4. About North Georgia - The Battle of Atlanta
  5. Battle of Atlanta - Date & Conflict
  6. Atlanta Defenses and Batteries Map
  7. Wikipedia - Atlanta Campaign Union order of battle
  8. Wikipedia - Atlanta Campaign Confederate order of battle

 


References

  1. Wikipedia - Battle of Atlanta - Kennedy, p.340.   [Online] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Atlanta