battle of atlanta

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  1. SWMODave

    Strong men cried like babes .....while the ex-confederate trembled like a leaf

    On July 17, Confederate leaders replaced Johnston with John Bell Hood. The aggressive Hood attacked the Federal troops as they closed in on Atlanta, and the First and Fifteenth Arkansas won laurels on July 22 for capturing the entire Sixteenth Iowa Infantry Regiment and eight artillery pieces...
  2. G

    Greetings from Sonoma County, California

    Hello, I'm Gina, and several areas of interest have led me to sign up & post here: 1. I'm a wargamer and wargame designer. I'm hoping the forum might be a good place to look for information and tips when I'm doing research on the ACW. 2. I've always had a strong interest in US history and...
  3. Buckeye Bill

    The Battle of Atlanta, Georgia (July 22, 1864)

    * Memorial Drive - Clay Street * Memorial Drive - Clifton Street * McPherson Avenue - Monument Avenue * Glenwood Avenue - Wilkerson Drive * Moreland Avenue & I-20 Interchange * The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum * Oakland Cemetery * Grant Park (Fort Walker) * Site of the...
  4. AUG

    The DeGress Battery at the Battle of Atlanta

    "DeGress' Battery" by Don Troiani During the Battle of Atlanta on July 22, 1864, the 66th Illinois Infantry (aka Western Sharpshooters), armed with Henry repeaters, retakes the guns of Battery H, 1st Illinois Light Artillery at 4:30 PM. Battery H was commanded by 24-year-old Captain Francis...
  5. AUG

    The Battle of Bald/Leggett's Hill

    This is supposedly a photo of the southeastern slope of Bald Hill, taken June 24, 1929. Photograph by Walter Sparks, Atlanta Journal-Constitution. (Source) Bald Hill was located a couple miles east of Atlanta. In an effort to slow the Federal advance on the city, Maj. Gen. Patrick Cleburne's...
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