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Civil War - 1864
February 22, 1864 First battle of Dalton
February 27, 1864
  Civil War - 1864
  Whitfield County, Georgia
  William Tecumseh Sherman
February 28, 1864 The CSS Nashville is sunk off Genesis Point on the Great Ogeechee River (near Fort McAllister)
  Civil War - 1864
March 3, 1864 Fort McAllister fired on by ironclad vessels
  Civil War - 1864
May 8, 1864 Battle of Rocky Face (Dalton)
May 11, 1864
  Civil War - 1864
  Whitfield County, Georgia
  William Tecumseh Sherman
May 13, 1864 Battle of Resaca
May 13, 1864
  Civil War - 1864
  William Tecumseh Sherman
  General George Thomas
May 18, 1864 Battle of Woodlands fought on the estate of Godfrey Barnsley outside Adairsville
  Civil War - 1864
  Godfrey Barnsley and Barnsley Gardens
May 25, 1864 Battle of New Hope Church
May 26, 1864
  Civil War - 1864
  William Tecumseh Sherman
May 27, 1864 Battle of Picketts Mill
  Civil War - 1864
  Patrick Ronayne Cleburne
  General George Thomas
May 29, 1864 Battle of Dallas
  Civil War - 1864
  William Tecumseh Sherman
June 27, 1864 Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
  Civil War - 1864
  Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
  William Tecumseh Sherman
  Cobb County, Georgia
July 5, 1864 Kennar Garrard secures Roswell Mill, a major objective of William Tecumseh Sherman's Atlanta Campaign
  Civil War - 1864
July 20, 1864 Battle of Peachtree Creek
  Civil War - 1864
  William Tecumseh Sherman
  General George Thomas
July 22, 1864 Battle of Atlanta
  Civil War - 1864
  William Tecumseh Sherman
July 28, 1864 Battle of Ezra Church
  Civil War - 1864
  William Tecumseh Sherman
July 30, 1864 Battle of Brown's Mill
  Civil War - 1864
  William Tecumseh Sherman
  Battle of Brown's Mill
August 2, 1864 Stoneman's Raiders are repelled by Georgia Rebels at Barber's Creek
  Civil War - 1864
  William Tecumseh Sherman
August 5, 1864 Battle of Utoy Creek
August 7, 1864
  Civil War - 1864
  William Tecumseh Sherman
August 14, 1864 Second battle of Dalton
August 15, 1864
  Civil War - 1864
  Whitfield County, Georgia
  William Tecumseh Sherman
August 20, 1864 Battle of Lovejoy's Station
  Civil War - 1864
  Clayton County, Georgia
  William Tecumseh Sherman
September 2, 1864 Mayor James Calhoun surrenders Atlanta to Colonel John Coburn. Coburn had advanced to the present-day corner of Marietta St. and Northside Parkway to scout the city following a series of loud explosions throughout the night.
  Civil War - 1864
  Atlanta, Georgia (through 1900)
October 5, 1864 Battle of Allatoona Pass
  Civil War - 1864
  William Tecumseh Sherman
October 13, 1864 Battle of Rice Springs, GA
  Civil War - 1864
November 9, 1864 General William Tecumseh Sherman issues the first orders (Special Orders No. 120), from Kingston, Georgia (Bartow County) directly related to his "March to the Sea." Over the next few days the city of Rome will be destroyed and track from Atlanta to Chattanooga will be torn up, some transported to Tennessee for later use, some twisted into Sherman's hairpins or Sherman's neckties and left by the side of the railroad.
  Civil War - 1864
  William Tecumseh Sherman
  March to the Sea
  Rome, Georgia
November 15, 1864 City of Atlanta burned under orders from General Sherman during the March to the Sea. A special battering ram was used to destroy the stone and brick railroad depot. Because of the city's size, it took the Union Cavalry nearly a day to complete the task, beginning this evening and completing the task the following afternoon.
  Civil War - 1864
  March to the Sea
  William Tecumseh Sherman
November 28, 1864 Battle of Buckhead Creek
  Civil War - 1864
  March to the Sea
  William Tecumseh Sherman
November 30, 1864 Battle of Franklin, Tennessee
  Patrick Ronayne Cleburne
  Civil War - 1864
December 4, 1864 Battle of Waynesborough
  Civil War - 1864
  March to the Sea
  William Tecumseh Sherman
December 13, 1864 Sherman captures Fort McAllister. Two miles east of the fort his men make contact with the waiting Union fleet marking the end of the March to the Sea
  Civil War - 1864
  March to the Sea
  William Tecumseh Sherman
December 21, 1864 William Tecumseh Sherman captures Savannah
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  Civil War - 1864
  William Tecumseh Sherman
  March to the Sea






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