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W.T. Sherman

The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain

William T. Sherman suffers a rare defeat in a frontal assault against Confederate fortifications outside Atlanta.

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The Overland and the Atlanta Campaigns Begin

In early May, 1864, Union forces commenced major campaigns in both Virginia and north Georgia.  The Army of the Potomac was stopped in fighting in the Wilderness, but moved southward and faced Robert E. Lee’s army at Spotsylvania, while in … Full Post

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Major General W.T. Sherman Begins His 1864 Campaign

Sherman starts a rare winter campaign to capture some Confederate railroad rolling stock and will end in Atlanta, Georgia, before year’s end.

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