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  The Battle For Atlanta
At that moment the battle was general all along the line, and raged fiercely for several hours.
The battle raged fearfully from noon until about 4 P.M., when the Confederates retired to their intrenchments, leaving several hundred of their dead on the field.
The Nationals entered Atlanta as victors on Sept. 2, 1864, and the national flag was unfurled over the courthouse.
www.sonofthesouth.net /leefoundation/battle-of-atlanta.htm   (915 words)

  
  Battle of Atlanta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Atlanta was a battle of the Atlanta campaign fought during the American Civil War on July 22, 1864 just southeast of Atlanta, Georgia.
The main lines of battle now formed an "L" shape, with Hardee's attack forming the lower part of the "L" and Cheatham's attack on the Union front as the vertical member of the "L." Hardee's attack stalled as the Union XVI corps regrouped and held the line.
To commemorate the 140th anniversary of the battle in 2004, two new markers were erected in the Inman Park neighborhood.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Atlanta   (1025 words)

  
 Tour the Battle of Atlanta sites
During the battle of Atlanta this position would be key in the Union defense.
Atlanta is a town rich in African-American history, and you are passing through some of the most renown areas.
The Battle of Atlanta retells the story of the battle and is highly recommended for those interested in taking the tour.
roadsidegeorgia.com /tours/battleofatlanta.html   (1526 words)

  
 New Georgia Encyclopedia: Cyclorama
Frenchman Paul Philippoteaux supervised the painting of a cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg, which came to this country in 1884 and remains a prominent attraction at the Gettysburg National Military Park.
A former Union general, Logan commanded the Fifteenth Corps in the Battle of Atlanta and assumed command of the Army of the Tennessee after the death of General James B. McPherson.
Twenty years after the war, histories of the battle were in print, but the artists received most of the technical advice from Union and Confederate veterans.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?path=/HistoryArchaeology/HistoriansHistoricalOrganization/Sites&id=h-825   (1245 words)

  
 Cycloramas - early virtual reality
Atlanta's Cyclorama is the vivid retelling of the battle of Atlanta in an unusual art form whose popularity lasted less than 20 years.
Atlanta got its first view of The Battle of Atlanta on February 12, 1892, when it premiered at the location vacated by the Chattanooga cyclorama.
Among the remaining cycloramas are the Battle of Gettysburg in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and the Cyclorama of Jerusalem in Ste.
www.temple.edu /ispr/examples/ex03_07_18.html   (1316 words)

  
 Atlanta battles
At the battle of Jonesboro south of Atlanta on 31 Aug. - 1 Sept.
A battle here had not been indicated by the manner of the required movement on Atlanta, nor by the removal of two divisions from his left after his army had crossed the stream.
Atlanta was not strongly fortified, and the Federal army on the east side was at the very gates of the city.
www.aotc.net /Atlanta.htm   (7933 words)

  
 I N H E R I T A G E
Atlanta was also the one battle with the potential to tip the scales either way.
For as long as I have lived in Atlanta, going on twelve years now, it has been a goal of mine to track / trace the flow and events of the Battle of Atlanta set against the pervasive expansion of the modern city.
The Battle of Atlanta set against the hyper bustling transportation hub and modern metropolis that formulated in the first half of the 20th century only to explode in its second half, is a story that has not been well documented.
www.inheritage.org /almanack/d_atlanta.html   (1041 words)

  
 Battle of Atlanta; shelby county ohio historical society
Battle of Atlanta; shelby county ohio historical society
As terrible as the Battle of Resaca was, the worst was ahead for the volunteer soldiers from Shelby County, Ohio.
The veterans of the 20th Ohio had marched 376 punishing miles to outside Atlanta, and by good fortune had missed the action at Resaca.
www.shelbycountyhistory.org /schs/civilwar/battleatlanta.htm   (357 words)

  
 Authentic Campaigner Website & Forums - "Losing the Battle of Atlanta"
In the case of the five battles around Atlanta, not all of the soldiers on both sides were ever engaged in a single action.
The Union battle line stretched for 2.15 miles from the modern intersection of DeKalb and Moreland Avenues to the vicinity of what is now Alonzo A. Crim High School on Memorial Drive, where the Battle of Atlanta began.
It was banned by the Atlanta City Council because in their opinion it glorified war in general and the South in particular -- so you can see the mindset of the powers that be on the subject of history and preservation.
www.authentic-campaigner.com /forum/showthread.php?t=5002   (2199 words)

  
 MilitaryHistoryOnline.com - Battle of Atlanta
Atlanta was surrounded by various assortments of fortifications, but it also had four different railroad tracks coming into it.
General Hood's views of the Battle of Atlanta were, “While the grand results desired were not accomplished, the movements of McPherson upon my communications were entirely defeated, and no further effort was made in that direction at any time.
Six hours before I had any information of the result of his attack I ordered Lee to return in the direction of Atlanta, to be ready to commence the movement indicated in the event of success, and if unsuccessful to cover the evacuation of Atlanta, which would thus be compelled.
www.militaryhistoryonline.com /civilwar/atlanta/atlanta.aspx   (4186 words)

  
 The Battle of Atlanta, July 22, 1864
Before the battle of Peach Tree Creek, north of the city of Atlanta, General William Tecumseh Sherman ordered his men to advance towards Atlanta.
Moving towards Atlanta from the east, General Francis Blair spotted a high ridge known as "Bald Hill" and ordered Mortimer Leggett to take the hill.
Sherman and much of his staff believed that the battle for Atlanta was over.
ngeorgia.com /history/battleofatlanta.html   (845 words)

  
 Atlanta, Georgia - Atlanta Cyclorama - Battle of Atlanta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Atlanta, Georgia - Atlanta Cyclorama - Battle of Atlanta
The painting was commissioned as publicity by John "Blackjack" Logan, a Union general at the Battle, who was running for Vice President with James Blaine in 1884.
When he lost the election, he didn't pay for his giant painting, which many foreign artisans worked on.The painting toured with a circus, until it came to Atlanta in 1892, and was permanently installed in its current building in 1921.
www.roadsideamerica.com /tips/getAttraction.php3?tip_AttractionNo==9119   (329 words)

  
 Laptop Battle
Atlanta's second laptop battle has come and gone, and I will dare say that it was even more successful and more fun than the first.
Otherwise, be on the lookout for Laptop Battle III later this spring.
Oddly enough, the final battle between Recompas and Darby Dust was the least eventful from a showmanship perspective, so let that be a lesson: keep the music as fresh as the stage show.
www.zeroplate.com /laptop   (1752 words)

  
 Georgia Civil War Commission: Atlanta Campaign
BY: WILLIAM R. The Campaign for Atlanta was one of the most unique and frequently misinterpreted campaigns of military history, and a little back ground is essential to place it in proper perspective.
With the fall of Atlanta, voters in the north became encouraged that the war might yet reach a favorable conclusion and reelected President Lincoln in the November elections - providing him with the confidence and popular support needed to eventually bring the war to a conclusion.
The serious student of the Atlanta campaign and the Civil War in general might give consideration to joining the Atlanta Civil War Round Table, founded in 1949 and one of the oldest and most prestigious in the nation.
www.state.ga.us /civilwar/atlanta.html   (1030 words)

  
 Residents in District 5 Commemorate Historic Battle of Atlanta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
anniversary of The Battle of Atlanta on Friday July 22 and Saturday July 23, 2005 in District 5 neighborhoods.
The Battle of Atlanta festivities will be a weekend of celebration and remembrance with something for everyone, including: a Gala Barbeque on Friday Night, and on Saturday a 5K run, B-ATL Tours, a civil war encampment of re-enactment soldiers, a gallery exhibit, and more.
Civil War re-enactors will be positioned along the actual front lines in the East Atlanta Village to tell stories of their days in the war.
apps.atlantaga.gov /citycoul/press/15.htm   (366 words)

  
 Atlanta Cyclorama Visitors Guide – Cyclorama Features, Admission & More   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Atlanta Cyclorama stands 42 feet high and stretches across 358 feet and is considered to be the world's largest oil painting.
Visitors to the Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum begin their tour by seeing a brief film about the Battle of Atlanta.
The Atlanta Cyclorama falls under the auspices of the City of Atlanta's Bureau of Cultural Affairs.
www.atlanta.net /visitors/cyclorama.asp   (325 words)

  
 Atlanta Cyclorama
Nowhere can the true drama of the Civil War battle of Atlanta be more appreciated than at the Cyclorama.
George V. Gress, an Atlanta businessman, donated the Cyclorama to the City of Atlanta in 1898.
It was in 1979 that the City of Atlanta decided to shut down the Cyclorama for a two-year period to repair the painting and update the museum and theater.
www.bcaatlanta.com /index.php?pid=81   (466 words)

  
 Essay or Coursework : The Battle of Atlanta.
Essay or Coursework : The Battle of Atlanta.
The Battle of Atlanta and Atlanta Campaign of 1864 had significance to both the conduct of the civil war and the political results, specifically the federal election of 1864.
Yet the battle itself marked a turning point in the fighting regarding the southern population and economy.
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 The Civil War at a Glance
Their first encounter, the Battle of the Wilderness, opens on May 5 and for the next 40 days the armies remain locke din deadly embrace.
Sherman's Atlanta Campaign and his subsequent March to the Sea achieved the desired results by the end of the year.
Meanwhile, in mid-November, Sherman burns Atlanta and begins his famous "March to the Sea." Elsewhere, the blockade continues to tighten as Union amphibious forces seize the forts guarding the entrance to Mobile Bay and Admiral Farragut's ocean-going squadron crushes a Confederate fleet.
www.pueblo.gsa.gov /cic_text/misc/civilwar/civilwar.htm   (3527 words)

  
 Civil War - Battles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This battle was known as the battle of Sherman in Atlanta.
The main idea of this battle was to weaken, and to break down the system of life for the people of Georgia, and the South as a whole.
Once in Atlanta Sherman commanded his troops to loot houses, and destruct everything that was in their path.
www.neighborhoodhousecharterschool.org /class/history/battle_atlanta.html   (454 words)

  
 Battle of Atlanta at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Battle of Atlanta was a battle fought during the American Civil War on July 22, 1864, during the nadir of the Confederacy.
During this time, Major General William Tecumseh Sherman had command of the Union Armies in the West (as Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant had moved to the Army of the Potomac).
One, he needed to defend the city of Atlanta, which was a very important city, being a major railhub, for one.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Battle_of_Atlanta.html   (453 words)

  
 The Civil War in Georgia
In the final battle of the Atlanta Campaign, General William Hardee [CS] attacks O. Howard's [US] Army of the Tennessee west of the city of Jonesboro.
North of the battle John Schofield cut the Macon and Western at Rough and Ready and Hood's Army was in jeopardy.
The battle was joined the second day by large numbers of Union troops.
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 The Battle of Atlanta
Sherman after the battle of Missionary Ridge became the commander of the Armies of the West replacing Grant.
Sherman, in a series of running battles and flanking maneuvers was able to force Joe Johnson and his army of the Tennessee to Peachtree Creek(July 20th) 5 miles from Atlanta.
Hood knew he had lost Atlanta and evacuated it on Sept 2nd, Sherman entered the same day.
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 Sherpa Guides | Civil War | Side Bars | The Battle of Atlanta
The Battle of Atlanta on July 22, 1864 was the largest, bloodiest and perhaps most closely fought battle of the Atlanta Campaign, with 3,700 Union and 7,000 Confederate casualties.
Confederate Gen. William H.T. Walker was killed by a skirmisher near this area at the beginning of the battle and Georgia Gov. Joe Brown's brother was killed in this battle.
The 64 Valley Campaign was being waged at the same time as the Atlanta campaign and the results of these companion actions led to the reelection of President Abraham Lincoln.
sherpaguides.com /georgia/civil_war/sidebars/battle_of_atlanta.html   (1973 words)

  
 The Korea Times : Grocery Giants Battle in Atlanta Koreatown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
On Feb. 23, 1997, Elizabeth Kurylo of the daily Atlanta Journal- Constitution described the Korean community in Atlanta in her local news section as follows.
The Korean Directory of Atlanta _ with the title printed on the cover in Korean and English _ is a 500-page, bilingual tome that lists everything from wedding photographers to real estate agents and includes a full-page ad for local golf clubs that welcome foreigners.
Atlanta, however, is one of the most important transportation hubs in the nation.
times.hankooki.com /lpage/opinion/200504/kt2005041419154054100.htm   (1927 words)

  
 Southern Voice Online
Esera Tuaolo, a former Atlanta Falcon and gay dad with two children, opened the FamilyNet forum by talking about the inner torment he endured during his NFL career.
FamilyNet’s recent stop in Atlanta was part of a 10-city tour designed to educate gay men and lesbians about laws that can impact their relationships and families, as well as update them on the latest fronts in the battle for legalized same-sex marriage.
But metro Atlanta is the state’s most progressive toward recognizing gay families.
www.southernvoice.com /2003/11-7/news/localnews/marriage.cfm   (765 words)

  
 Battle of atlanta - New Georgia Encyclopedia: Atlanta Campaign
Today, City of Atlanta guides entertain and educate 200000 visitors each year, telling the story of The Battle of Atlanta.
Chronicles the path of battle from north Georgia to Atlanta during the summer of 1864 In Sherman’s 1864 Trail of Battle to Atlanta the author traces the
Among the blue-clad soldiers moving against Atlanta in late July 1864 was Major Thomas T. Taylor of Georgetown, Ohio.
suzenet.onlineinfosource.com /?q=suzenet-battle-of-atlanta   (257 words)

  
 Kennesaw Historical Society
While the Atlanta Campaign was not as destructive as the ensuing March to the Sea, Sherman still wasn't shy about destroying as much of the Confederate infrastructure between Ringgold and Atlanta as he deemed necessary.
Atlanta was both the supply and transportation hub of the whole deep South.
If Atlanta fell, it was only a matter of time before the rest of the deep South fell with it.
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