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Atlanta 1864

Last Chance for the Confederacy (Great Campaigns of the Civil War)

by Richard M. McMurry

  • 361 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Bison Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Battles & campaigns,
  • Civil war,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7906127M
    ISBN 100803282788
    ISBN 109780803282780
    OCLC/WorldCa472777359

    Despite the defeat at Peach Tree Creek, Confederate Lieut. Gen. John Bell Hood still had hopes of driving Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's armies from the outskirts of Atlanta with an offensive blow. On the evening of J , Hood ordered Lt. Gen. William J. Hardee's corps to make a mile night march and assault the Union left flank east of the city, held by Maj. Gen. . Siege of Atlanta by Carter, Samuel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    St. Martin's Press, - Atlanta Campaign, - pages 1 Review Reviews the military aspects and human drama of the siege that Atlanta endured for six weeks in and includes excerpts from eyewitness accounts.5/5(1).   Atlanta Campaign. Sherman’s Atlanta campaign began in early May , and in the first few months his troops engaged in several fierce battles with Confederate soldiers on the outskirts of.

      Atlanta by James Donnell, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(9). "The calendar notes 80 important events of as related to the Atlanta campaign. It includes modern photographs of historic places, maps and information about persons of interest.".


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Atlanta 1864 by Richard M. McMurry Download PDF EPUB FB2

While Castel's "Decision in the West" is still the definitive book on the campaign, McMurry's critical overview of the Atlanta campaign is a great introduction to the events in north Georgia in Readers may come away with surprising views of the generalship of William T.

Sherman, which is a good thing/5. Atlanta Sherman marches South (Campaign Book ) - Kindle edition by Donnell, James, Noon, Steve. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Atlanta Sherman marches South (Campaign Book )/5(12). Richard M McMurry's Atlanta Last Chance for the Confederacy (copyrightUniversity of Nebraska Press) is an exceptionally good book.

Recounting the story of the chess game played by William T Sherman and Joseph E Johnston between Chattanooga and Atlanta, McMurry's deft touch insures that all the significant moves, and many of the Cited by: The Siege of Atlanta, book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5. For singular volumes, Richard McMurray's Atlanta Last Chance for the Confederacy is a succinct and modern overview of the entire Castel's excellent work Decisions in the West is also one you can't go wrong with (though written in the present tense, which is a pet peeve of mine).For individual battle studies, Earl Hess and Gary.

Atlanta 1864 book one of the leading scholars (and public raconteurs) on the Western Theater of the Civil War, McMurry's newest book is a sprightly and insightful narrative of the critical campaign for Atlanta."—The Journal of Military History.

The Journal of Military History4/5(1). Buy a cheap copy of Atlanta Last Chance for the book by Richard M. McMurry. The fall of Atlanta in September was an important strategic and psychological victory for the war-weary North, virtually assuring that the Cited by: The Battle of Atlanta was a battle of the Atlanta Campaign fought during the American Civil War on Jjust southeast of Atlanta, uing their summer campaign to seize the important rail and supply center of Atlanta, Union forces commanded by William Tecumseh Sherman overwhelmed and defeated Confederate forces defending the city under John Bell Location: Fulton and DeKalb Counties, Georgia.

Atlanta last chance for the Confederacy User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. The fall of Atlanta in September was an important strategic and psychological victory for the war-weary North, virtually assuring that the Union would win the Civil War while assisting Lincoln in 4/5(1).

By mid, the Union army, the Republican party, and the White House were desperate for any tangible success that demonstrated progress toward eventual victory. Abraham Lincoln was so pleased with the fall of Atlanta that he promptly proclaimed a national day of thanksgiving.

In his eyes, Sherman's victory was more than : James Keith Hogue. Although McMurry occasionally indulges in feats of hindsight and shaky leaps of logic, the end result is a solid and thought-provoking little book. Atlanta is a must-read for any serious student of the Atlanta Campaign.

David Evans Athens, GeorgiaAuthor: Historynet Staff. Fifteen of the 20 chapters, however, are devoted to the war in Georgia, –, and the major emphasis is on Atlanta.

In portraying the conquest of Georgia the author gives about equal. Oakland Cemetery Book of Confederate Burials, February - July 5, Publisher: Oakland Cemetery Book of Confederate Burials, Georgia Archives Date of Original: Subject: Cemeteries--Recording--Georgia--Atlanta Confederate cemeteries--Georgia--Atlanta Hospitals--Confederate States of America Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association.

Battle of Atlanta (J ), American Civil War engagement that was part of the Union’s Atlanta Campaign. Union Major Generals William Tecumseh Sherman and James B. McPherson successfully defended against a Confederate offensive from Lieutenant General John Bell Hood on the eastern outskirts of Atlanta.

Read this book on Questia. Atlanta brings to life this crucial campaign of the Civil War, as federal armies under William T. Sherman contended with Joseph E. Johnston and his successor, John Bell Hood, and moved steadily through Georgia to occupy the rail and commercial center of.

- Explore chuck's board "Atlanta ", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Civil war, American civil war, Civil war history pins. On September 3,Union Major-General William Tecumseh Sherman telegraphed the War Department in Washington, D.C., "Atlanta is ours, and fairly won.” The capture of the heart of the south the day before was the end of a fiercely fought four-month campaign in the Western Theater of the Civil War and caused jubilation throughout the North.

More importantly for the. Atlanta Last Chance for the Confederacy Author University of Nebraska Press $40 (p) ISBN Buy this book That success came not. Get this from a library. Atlanta Sherman marches South. [James Donnell; Steve Noon; Marcus Cowper] -- Atlanta marked the beginning of the final Confederate struggle for survival.

Union forces under Major-General William Tecumseh Sherman lined up against Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Tennessee.

The. Get this from a library. Atlanta last chance for the Confederacy. [Richard M McMurry; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- The author presents the situation "as federal armies under William T.

Sherman contended with Joseph E. Johnston and his successor, John Bell Hood, and moved steadily through Georgia to. The Atlanta Campaign of The Camera at War.

Today it is hard to imagine two massive armies maneuvering and clashing in the area that is now Atlanta: one army attempting to force its will upon the future metropolis and the other doing everything in .Read "Atlanta Sherman marches South" by James Donnell available from Rakuten Kobo.

On September 3,Union Major-General William Tecumseh Sherman telegraphed the War Department in Washington, D.C., “ Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing.gf8s5 s5 Repository Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C.

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