Atlanta Civil War Jose Figueroa & Daniel Rodriguez & Jonathan Aceveod

What was the Battle of Atlanta?

Battle Of Atlanta Summary: The Battle of Atlanta was fought on July 22, 1864, just southeast of Atlanta, Georgia. Union forces commanded by William T. Sherman, wanting to neutralize the important rail and supply hub, defeated Confederate forces defending the city under John B. Hood.

What is the significance of the Battle of Atlanta?

Continuing their summer campaign to seize the important rail and supply center of Atlanta, Union forces commanded by William T. Sherman overwhelmed and defeated Confederate forces defending the city under John B. Hood. Union Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson was killed during the battle.

Who won the Atalanta campaign

When the last of these lines, north of Jonesboro, was broken on August 31, Hood was forced to evacuate Atlanta. Sherman had won the campaign. Lincoln's reelection was assured, and the Confederacy was doomed.

What was the Atlanta campaign?

The Atlanta Campaign was a series of battles fought in the Western Theater of the American Civil War throughout northwest Georgia and the area around Atlanta during the summer of 1864.

What side would you pick of the Atalanta Civil War? and why?

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