What Happened on July 22, 1864

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Battle of Atlanta: General Sherman's Union side defeats Confederate troops under General Hood, with 8,449 Confederate and 3,641 US casualties

Famous Deaths

  • James Birdseye Mcpherson, US Union gen-major, dies in battle at 35
  • William Henry Talbot Walker, Confederate gen-major, dies in battle at 47