Battle of Atlanta



Locations
Participants
Associated Works

Timeline

Y/M/D Description Place
1863/00/00 L P Grant supervises construction of 13 miles of earthen breastworks and batteries to defend Atlanta during the summer and fall of 1863, Fort Walker is commemerated in the SE corner of Grant Park Grant Park, Atlanta, GA
1864/00/00 Thomas K Irwin is wounded in the Battle of Atlanta
1864/07/22 While in the act of carrying a wounded man, Charles Foster is fatally wounded in his left hip at the Battle of Atlanta.
1864/07/22 William Jones, a lieutenant colonel of the 53rd Regiment of Indiana Volunteers, is killed at the Battle of Atlanta.
1864/07/22 William Sherman's Union forces defeat Confederate forces defending the city of Atlanta. Atlanta, GA, Georgia
1864/09/02 City of Atlanta surrenders to Union forces

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