Atlanta Campaign

American Civil War: Battle of Petersburg

Historical Events

  • 1864-05-01 Atlanta campaign, Georgia begins
  • 1864-05-05 Atlanta Campaign: 5 days fighting begins at Rocky Face Ridge

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1864-05-06 Union Army General Sherman begins advance to Atlanta Georgia during the Atlanta Campaign (US Civil War)

  • 1864-05-08 Atlanta Campaign: Severe fighting near Dalton
  • 1864-05-13 -16] Atlanta Campaign: Battle of Resaca Georgia
  • 1864-05-16 Atlanta Campaign: Battle of Resaca, ends (since May 13)
  • 1864-06-27 Atlanta Campaign: Battle of Kennesaw Mountain GA
  • 1864-07-20 Battle of Peachtree Creek-Atlanta Campaign
  • 1864-07-22 Battle of Atlanta-Hood attacks Sherman, 8,449 Confederate and 3,641 US soldiers die
  • 1864-07-28 Battle of Atlanta, Georgia (Ezra Church) - second sortie US700 CS4642
  • 1864-08-31 Atlanta Campaign: Battle of Jonesboro Georgia, 1900 casualties
  • 1864-09-02 Union General William T Sherman captures and burns Atlanta during Savannah Campaign (US Civil War)
  • 1864-11-15 Union Major General Sherman leaves Atlanta on his "March to the Sea"