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By James Donnell,Steve Noon

On September three, 1864, Union Major-General William Tecumseh Sherman telegraphed the warfare division in Washington, D.C., "Atlanta is ours, and reasonably won.” The seize of the center of the south the day sooner than was once the tip of a fiercely fought four-month crusade within the Western Theater of the Civil struggle and prompted jubilation during the North. extra importantly for the Union reason, it propelled President Abraham Lincoln to reelection months later.
In this quantity writer James Donnell explores the complete Atlanta crusade, from Sherman's preliminary clashes with Joseph E. Johnston's military of Tennessee to the ultimate accomplice resistance below common John Bell Hood. completely complemented via especially commissioned art and designated maps, this learn takes the reader from the border of Georgia and Tennessee to Atlanta, with Sherman getting ready for his well-known March to the Sea.

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