War So Terrible: Sherman And Atlanta

War So Terrible: Sherman And AtlantaThe Atlanta campaign was one of the Civil War s most significant endeavors In War So Terrible authors James Lee McDonough and James Pickett Jones have written an extensive, highly readable new history, focusing our attention on the pivotal and fascinating events that led tot he downfall of the

Atlanta and the War

Atlanta and the WarSherman s destruction of Atlanta during the Civil War was not a planned Union strategy, according to Webb Garrison, but the campaign made Atlanta a household name and sparked the city s growth toward world class significance Illustrated and indexed.

Decision in the West: The Atlanta Campaign of 1864

Decision in the West: The Atlanta Campaign of 1864Following a skirmish on June 28, 1864, a truce is called so the North can remove their dead and wounded For two hours, Yankees and Rebels mingle, with some of the latter even assisting the former in their grisly work Newspapers are exchanged Northern coffee is swapped for Southern tobacco Yanks

Battles for Atlanta: Sherman Moves East

Battles for Atlanta: Sherman Moves EastA gripping, comprehensive account of the Civil War, including eyewitness testimony, profiles of key personalities, period photographs, illustrations and artifacts, and detailed battle maps Part of Time Life Books popular series on the Civil War, this book covers the Atlanta Campaign of 1864,

Slaughter at the Chapel: The Battle of Ezra Church, 1864

Slaughter at the Chapel: The Battle of Ezra Church, 1864The Battle of Ezra Church was one of the deadliest engagements in the Atlanta Campaign of the Civil War and continues to be one of the least understood Both official and unofficial reports failed to illuminate the true bloodshed of the conflict one of every three engaged Confederates was killed

Sherman's 1864 Trail of Battle to Atlanta

Sherman's 1864 Trail of Battle to AtlantaSherman s 1864 Trail of Battle to Atlanta traces the principal routes and sites of battle used by the Confederate and Union armies in the 120 day Atlanta Campaign Special care is given to locating and identifying local families living along this path of war in 1864, and through their letters,

The Battle of Resaca

The Battle of ResacaThe battle of Resaca in May 1864 represents a series of firsts the first major battle of the Atlanta Campaign, the first occasion in Georgia in 1864 of Confederate and Federal armies in their entirety facing one another across a field of battle, and the first major encounter between Joseph E.

The Day Dixie Died: The Battle of Atlanta

The Day Dixie Died: The Battle of AtlantaOne of the most dramatic and important battles ever to be waged on American soil, the Battle of Atlanta changed the course of the Civil War and helped decide a presidential election In the North, a growing peace movement and increasing criticism of President Abraham Lincoln s conduct of the war

The Bonfire: The Siege and Burning of Atlanta

The Bonfire: The Siege and Burning of AtlantaThe destruction of Atlanta is an iconic moment in American history it was the centerpiece of Gone with the Wind But though the epic sieges of Leningrad, Stalingrad, and Berlin have all been explored in bestselling books, the one great American example has been treated only cursorily in general

War Like the Thunderbolt: The Battle and Burning of Atlanta

War Like the Thunderbolt: The Battle and Burning of AtlantaCalled the greatest event of the Civil War by New York diarist George Templeton Strong, the epic struggle for the city of Atlanta in the bloody summer of 1864 was a pivotal moment in American history Union commander William Tecumseh Sherman s relentless fight for the city secured the reelection