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)
  • 1864-05-26 Battle of Dallas, begins near Paulding County, Georgia (Atlanta Campaign), Union victory (US Civil War)
  • 1864-06-27 Atlanta Campaign: Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia
  • 1864-07-05 Battle at Chattahoochee River, Georgia (Skirmish at Pace's Ferry) fought during the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War
  • 1864-07-20 Battle of Peachtree Creek-Atlanta Campaign
  • 1864-07-22 Battle of Atlanta: General Sherman's Union side defeats Confederate troops under General Hood, with 8,449 Confederate and 3,641 US casualties

BattleBattle of Interest

1864-07-28 Battle of Atlanta, Georgia (Ezra Church) - second sortie US700 CS4642

Railroad Engineer and Union General Grenville M. Dodge
Railroad Engineer and Union General
Grenville M. Dodge

Famous Deaths

  • 1864-07-22 William H. T. Walker, American Major General (Confederate Army), killed in action at 47 during the Atlanta Campaign