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Georgia Civil War Battles by Location
Adairsville on May 17, 1864 - Following the Battle of Resaca, May 13-15, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston’ s army retreated southward while Sherman pursued. Failing to find a good defensive position south of Calhoun, Johnston continued to Adairsville while the Rebel cavalry fought a skillful rearguard action. More info on the Civil War battle in Adairsville
Allatoona on October 5, 1864 - After the fall of Atlanta, Hood moved northward to threaten the Western & Atlantic Railroad, Sherman’s supply line. He attacked a number of minor garrisons and damaged track during October 2-4. More info on the Civil War battle in Allatoona
Atlanta on July 22, 1864 - Following the Battle of Peachtree Creek, Hood determined to attack Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson’s Army of the Tennessee. He withdrew his main army at night from Atlanta’ s outer line to the inner line, enticing Sherman to follow. More info on the Civil War battle in Atlanta
Buck Head Creek on November 28, 1864 - As Sherman’s infantry marched southeast through Georgia, his cavalry, under Brig. Gen. Judson Kilpatrick moved northeastward, on November 24, 1864, to destroy the railroad midway between Augusta and Millen, burn the trestle near Briar Creek and, if possible, release Union prisoners confined at Camp Lawton, near Millen, while feigning a drive towards Augusta. More info on the Civil War battle at Buck Head Creek
Chickamauga during September 18-20, 1863 - After the Tullahoma Campaign, Rosecrans renewed his offensive, aiming to force the Confederates out of Chattanooga. The three army corps comprising Rosecrans’ s army split and set out for Chattanooga by separate routes. More info on the Civil War battle in Chickamauga
Dallas during May 26-June 1, 1864 (May 28, 1864) - Johnston’s army fell back from the vicinity of Cassville-Kinston, first to Allatoona Pass and then to the Dallas area and entrenched. Sherman’s army tested the Rebel line while entrenching themselves. More info on the Dallas Civil War battle
Dalton I during February 22-27, 1864 - From Vicksburg, Mississippi, Sherman launched a campaign to take the important railroad center at Meridian and, if the situation was favorable, to push on to Selma and threaten Mobile, in order to prevent the shipment of Confederate men and supplies. More info on the Civil War battle in Dalton
Civil War Cannon over Atlanta
Dalton II during August 14-15, 1864 - Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler and his cavalry raided into North Georgia to destroy railroad tracks and supplies. More info on the 2nd Civil War battle in Dalton
Davis’ Cross Roads during September 10-11, 1863 - After the Tullahoma Campaign, Rosecrans renewed his offensive, aiming to force the Rebels out of Chattanooga. The three corps comprising Rosecrans’s army split and set out for Chattanooga by separate routes. More info on the Civil War battle in Davis’ Cross Roads
Ezra Church on July 28, 1864 - Earlier, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman’s forces had approached Atlanta from the east and north. Hood had not defeated them, but he had kept them away from the city. Sherman now decided to attack from the west. More info on the Civil War battle at Ezra Church
Fort McAllister I on March 3, 1863 - Rear Adm. Samuel F. Du Pont [US] ordered three ironclads, Patapsco, Passaic, and Nahant, to test their guns and mechanical appliances and practice artillery firing by attacking Fort McAllister, then a small three-gun earthwork battery. More info on the Civil War battle at Fort McAllister
Fort McAllister II on December 13, 1864 - As Sherman’ s troops approached Savannah they sorely required supplies. Sherman determined that if he could take Fort McAllister, supply ships could reach him. More info on the 2nd Civil War battle at Fort McAllister
Fort Pulaski during April 10-11, 1862 - Fort Pulaski, built by the U.S. Army before the war, is located near the mouth of the Savannah River, blocking upriver access to Savannah. Fortifications such as Pulaski, called third system forts, were considered invincible, but the new technology of rifled artillery changed that. More info on Civil War battle at Fort Pulaski
Griswoldville on November 22, 1864 - Brig. Gen. Charles Walcutt was ordered to make a demonstration, with the six infantry regiments and one battery that comprised his brigade, toward Macon to ascertain the disposition of enemy troops in that direction. More info on the Civil War battle in Griswoldville
Jonesborough during August 31–September 1, 1864 - Sherman had successfully cut Hood’s supply lines in the past by sending out detachments, but the Confederates quickly repaired the damage. More info on the Civil War battle in Jonesborough
Kennesaw Mountain on June 27, 1864 - On the night of June 18-19, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, fearing envelopment, withdrew his army to a new, previously selected position astride Kennesaw Mountain. More info on the Civil War battle at Kennesaw Mountain
Civil War Monument on Battlefield
Kolb’s Farm in on June 22, 1864 - On the night of June 18-19, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, fearing envelopment, moved his army to a new, previously selected position astride Kennesaw Mountain, an entrenched arc-shaped line to the west of Marietta, to protect his supply line, the Western & Atlantic Railroad. More info on Civil War battle at Kolb’s Farm
Lovejoy’s Station on August 20, 1864 - While Confederate Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler was absent raiding Union supply lines from North Georgia to East Tennessee, Maj. Gen. William Sherman, unconcerned, sent Judson Kilpatrick to raid Rebel supply lines. More info on the Civil War battle at Lovejoy’s Station
Marietta during June 9-July 3, 1864 - During the Atlanta Campaign, Sherman maneuvered Johnston's Confederate army out of several successive defensive positions in Cobb County. More info on the Civil War battle in Marietta
New Hope Church during May 25-26, 1864 - After Johnston retreated to Allatoona Pass on May 19-20, Sherman decided that he would most likely pay dearly for attacking Johnston there, so he determined to move around Johnston’s left flank and steal a march toward Dallas. More info on the Civil War battle at New Hope Church
Peachtree Creek on July 20, 1864 - Under Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, the Army of Tennessee had retired south of Peachtree Creek, an east to west flowing stream, about three miles north of Atlanta. More info on the Civil War battle in Peachtree Creek
Pickett’s Mill on May 27, 1864 - After the Union defeat at New Hope Church, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman ordered Maj. Gen. O.O. Howard to attack Gen. Joseph E. Johnston’ s seemingly exposed right flank. More info on the Civil War battle at Pickett’s Mill
Resaca during May 13-15, 1864 - Gen. Joseph E. Johnston had withdrawn from Rocky Face Ridge to the hills around Resaca. More info on the Civil War battle in Resaca
Ringgold Gap on November 27, 1863 - Following the Union victory at Missionary Ridge and the Rebel retreat, Yankee troops set out in pursuit. More info on the Civil War battle at Ringgold Gap
Rocky Face Ridge during May 7-13, 1864 - Gen. Joseph E. Johnston had entrenched his army on the long, high mountain of Rocky Face Ridge and eastward across Crow Valley. More info on the Civil War battle at Rocky Face Ridge
Utoy Creek during August 5-7, 1864 - After failing to envelop Hood’s left flank at Ezra Church, Sherman still wanted to extend his right flank to hit the railroad between East Point and Atlanta. More info on the Civil War battle at Utoy Creek
Waynesborough on December 4, 1864 - As Sherman’s infantry marched southeast through Georgia, his cavalry under Brig. Gen. Judson Kilpatrick rode northeastward. More info on the Civil War battle in Waynesborough
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