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Page 52 THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN. Chapter L.

MAY 1- SEPTEMBER 8, 1864.- The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign.

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

May 1, 1864.- Skirmish at Stone Church.

2, 1864.- Skirmish at Lee's Cross- Roads, near Tunnel Hill.

Skirmish near Ringgold Gap.

3, 1864.- Skirmish at Catoosa Springs.

Skirmish at Red Clay.

Skirmish at Chickamauga Creek.

4, 1864.- Major Gen, Frank P. Blair, jr., assumes command of the Seventeenth Army Corps.

5, 1864.- Skirmish near Tunnel Hill.

6-7, 1864.- Skirmishes at Tunnel Hill.

7, 1864.- Skirmish at Varnell's Station.

Skirmish near Nickajack Gap.

8-11, 1864.- Demonstration against Rocky Face Ridge, with combats at Buzzard Roost or Mill Creek Gap, and Dug Gap.

8-13, 1864.- Demonstration against Resaca, with combats at Snake Creek Gap, Sugar Valley, and near Resaca.

9-13, 1864.- Demonstration against Dalton, with combats near Varnell's Station (9th and 12th) and at Dalton (13th).

13, 1864.- Skirmish at Tilton.

14-15, 1864.- Battle of Resaca.

15, 1864.- Skirmish at Armuchee Creek.

Skirmish near Rome.

16, 1864.- Skirmish near Calhoun.

Action at Rome (or Parker's) Cross- Roads.

Skirmish at Floyd's Spring.

17, 1864.- Engagement at Adairsville.

Action at Rome.

Affair at Madison Station, Ala.

18, 1864.- Skirmish at Pine Log Creek.

18-19, 1864.- Combats near KINGSTON.

Combats near Cassville.

20, 1864.- Skirmish at Etowah River, near Cartersville.

23, 1864.- Action at Stilesborough.

24, 1864.- Skirmishes at Cass Station and Cassville.

Skirmish at Burnt Hickory (or Huntsville).

Skirmish near Dallas.

25 June 5, 1864.- Operations on the line of Pumpkin Vine Creek, with combats at New Hope Church, Pickett's Mills, and other points.

26 June 1, 1864.- Combats at and about Dallas.

27, 1864.- Skirmish at Pond Springs, Ala.

29, 1864.- Action at Moulton, Ala.

9, 1864.- Skirmishes near Big Shanty and near Stilesborough.

10, 1864.- Skirmish at Calhoun.

10 July 3, 1864.- Operations about Marietta, with combats at Pine Hill, Lost Mountain, Brush Mountain, Gilgal Church, Noonday Creek, McAfee's Cross- Roads,

Kenesaw Mountain, Powder Springs, Cheney's Farm, Kolb's Farm, Olley's Creek, Nickajack Creek,

Noyes' Creek and other point.

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*Of some of the minor events noted in this Summary no circumstantial reports are on file. All such are designated in the Index.

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