July 22, 1864 – General John Bell Hood’s Confederates hoped to destroy a portion of Major General William T. Sherman’s Federal force by attacking the
July 21, 1864 – Following the Battle of Peachtree Creek, Federal forces seized an important ridge east of Atlanta. General John Bell Hood, commanding the
July 20, 1864 – Two days after taking command of the Confederate Army of Tennessee, General John Bell Hood attacked a portion of Major General
July 19, 1864 – Major General William T. Sherman’s Federal armies launched their long-anticipated drive on Atlanta. As part of Sherman’s three armies made their
July 8, 1864 – Leading elements of Major General William T. Sherman’s Federal forces began crossing the Chattahoochee River and getting ever closer to the
July 1, 1864 – General Joseph E. Johnston, commanding the Confederate Army of Tennessee, looked to fall back once again after Major General William T.