The siege of Atlanta, 1864 by Samuel Carter

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .

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Statement[by] Samuel Carter III.
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Paginationxiii, 425 p.
Number of Pages425
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Open LibraryOL23252476M

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The Siege of Atlanta by Thure de Thulstrup (c. ) Palisades and chevaux-de-frise in front of the Potter House, Atlanta, Georgia, Hood was determined to attack 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 on: Northwestern Georgia and. It begins with secession and concludes with the inception of Reconstruction; and it recounts briefly the history of Georgia and Atlanta from their origins to Fifteen of the 20 chapters.

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In May ofSherman began his Atlanta the direction of Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, Sherman intended to advance on Atlanta, Georgia, from his station in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Atlanta was a major strategic city for the Confederacy that served as a railroad terminus, supply depot, and manufacturing hub.

Given Atlanta’s position south of the Confederate. By the last week of JulyUnion forces had closed off three of the four railroads leading into Atlanta. Hood's army subsisted entirely on supplies coming in from the south, along the line of the Macon & Western Railroad.

THE CITIZENS' WAR: INSIDE ATLANTA DURING THE SIEGE. Just before noon on Wednesday, Ja family of Southern refugees composed of a father, mother, and a little girl stood at the corner of East Ellis Street and Ivy Street—now known as Peachtree Center Avenue. To the east, a Federal artillery crew loaded a shell into their pounder.

The city of Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County, was an important rail and commercial center during the American Civil gh relatively small in population, the city became a critical point of contention during the Atlanta Campaign in when a powerful Union Army approached from Union-held fall of Atlanta was a critical point in the Civil War, giving the North more.

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Very Good. Item #Book Edition: First Printing. Chattanooga was a vital rail hub (with lines going north toward Nashville and Knoxville and south toward Atlanta), and an important manufacturing center for the production of iron and coal, located on the navigable Tennessee Septemberthe Union Army of the Cumberland under Maj.

Gen. William S. Rosecrans executed a series of maneuvers that forced Confederate Gen. Braxton Bragg. Samuel Carter Iii is the author of books such as The Siege Of Atlanta, Books by Samuel Carter Iii.

December, – March to the Sea; November, – March Toward Savannah; October, – Protecting Sherman’s Supply Line; TOCWOC: years ago, November ; September, – Surrender of Atlanta; August, – Siege of Atlanta. On AugUnion Army General William Tecumseh Sherman lays siege to Atlanta, Georgia, a critical Confederate hub, shelling civilians.

Map illustrating the siege of Atlanta, Ga. by Maj. Gen. Sherman from July 19th, to Aug Reduced and engraved in the Engineer Bureau, War Dept. from an original prepared under the directions of Cap.

Poe. Map illustrating the siege of Atlanta, Ga., by the U.S. forces under command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, from the passage of Peach Tree Creek, July 19thto the commencement of the movement upon the enemy's lines of communication south of Atlanta, Aug Contributor Names Poe, O.

(Orlando Metcalfe),   The Battle of Atlanta was fought Jduring the American Civil War () and saw Union forces under Major General William T. Sherman win a near-run victory.

The second in a series of battles around the city, the fighting centered on a Confederate attempt to defeat Major General James B. McPherson's Army of the Tennessee east of Atlanta. Hood abandoned Atlanta that night and Sherman occupied it on Sept.

2,and burned it. Bibliography. See A. Hoehling, Last Train from Atlanta (); S. Carter, The Siege of Atlanta, (); A.

Castel, Decision in the West: The Atlanta Campaign of (). Marc Wortman talked about his book [The Bonfire: The Siege and Burning of Atlanta] (PublicAffairs; Aug ). In his book he recounts the battle for Atlanta.

Old map of Atlanta, Georgia,print. It illustrates the Siege of Atlanta by US forces under the command of General Sherman.

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The Battle of Utoy Creek was fought August 4–7,during the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War. Maj. Gen. William T.

Sherman's Union armies had partially encircled the city of Atlanta, Georgia, which was being held by Confederate forces under the command of General John Bell n had at this point adopted a strategy of attacking the railroad lines into Atlanta, hoping.

Boston: J.H. Bufford, ca. 17 5/8 x 26 1/4. Sepia tinted lithograph. Margins complete. Some tears in image. Some repaired surface blemishes. Overall image and condition is very good. A dramatic view of the Battle of the Weldon Railroad on August 21st.with two smaller vignettes in the upper corners showing the actions of August 18th.

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Map illustrating the Siege of Atlanta, Ga. Poe, Orlando M. View larger, zoomable image (turn off pop-up blocker) Full Title: Map illustrating the Siege of Atlanta, Ga. by the U.S. Forces, under Command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman from the passage of Peach Tree Creek, July 19th to the commencement of the movement upon the Enemy's Lines of communication south of Atlanta, Aug appleton > books & magazines - by owner Contact Information: print.

The Siege of Atlanta, - by Samuel Carter III - paperback - $4 (Fond du Lac) condition: excellent. QR Code Link to This Post. As shown in my photos. Kept inside smoke-free homes. Please look at all photos and contact me with any questions. The siege of Savannah in December,and the Confederate operations in Georgia and the third military district of South Carolina during General Sherman's march from Atlanta to the sea.

Contributor Names Jones, Charles C. (Charles Colcock), Created / Published Albany, J. Munsell, Search results 1 - 13 of Map illustrating the siege of Atlanta, Ga., by the U.S. forces under command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, from the passage of Peach Tree Creek, July 19thto the commencement of.

With The Siege of Petersburg: The Battles for the Weldon Railroad, AugustJohn Horn and Savas Beatie have produced a new and improved “ th Anniversary Edition” of the author’s earlier work on the August battles at the Siege of Petersburg.

Horn covers Grant’s Fourth Offensive against Petersburg, the longest and one of the two bloodiest of the nine attempts against the.This map shows the lines and units of the Siege of Atlanta which fell to Union forces on 2 September commanded by Major General W.T.

Sherman. This map shows actions starting on 19 July (including the Battle of Atlanta on 22 July). Sherman and his army would stay in Atlanta for about two months. In November Sh.Charles Colcock Jones, The Siege of Savannah in December,and the Confederate Operations in Georgia and the Third Military District of South Carolina During General Sherman's March from Atlanta to the Sea Albany, N.Y.: J.

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