Today in History:

SEARCH THE OFFICIAL RECORD

3 Series I Volume XXXVIII-II Serial 73 - The Atlanta Campaign Part II

User Rating: 0 / 5

Star InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar Inactive
 
Page 3 (Untitled)

CHAPTER L.

THE ATLANTA (GEORGIA) CAMPAIGN - CONTINUED.

May 1-September 8, 1864.

PART II.*

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 General Frank P. Blair, jr., assumed command of the Seventeenth Army Corps.

Skirmish on the Varnell's Station Road.

5, 1864.- Skirmishes at Tunnel Hill.

6-7, 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, 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.

---------------

* Embraces reports of the Twentieth Corps and cavalry (Army of the Cumberland) and twenty-third Corps and cavalry (Army of the Ohio).

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

---------------


Page 3 (Untitled)

Please login to post a comment. You may create an account using the form available to the right.

 

Major Battles of the Civil War

 

Banner