Battle of Kennesaw Mountain

Location: Kennesaw, GA
Dates: June 27, 1864
Union Commander:  William T. Sherman, Major General
Confederate Commander:  Joseph E. Johnston, General

Battle Summary:
For over six weeks, Major General William "Tecumseh" Sherman has been maneuvering his army, trying to outflank Joseph Johnston's Army of the Tennessee, with his goal being Atlanta - the jewel of the south.  He has maintained his proximity to the railroads, to provision and feed his massive army, but had pulled south of the railroad, to fight at Dallas, GA and at New Hope Church.  Now, in late June, he finds his army hungry, and very near Atlanta.  He has one problem, an entrenched rebel....   More>>>>

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