Tagged: atlanta

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Overland and Atlanta Campaigns Begin: May 1864

150 Years Ago in the Civil War With all planning and preparations complete, the much anticipated spring campaigns under the overall command of Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant began in early May.  Grant’s plan...

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The Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama

Update 7/1/2015:  The Atlanta Cyclorama exhibit in Atlanta’s Grant Park has shut down in preparation for its move to a new location at the Atlanta History Center in the Buckhead area of the city. ...

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Visiting Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

During the 1864 Atlanta Campaign, Major General William T. Sherman generally preferred to outmaneuver and outflank his Confederate adversaries rather than attack entrenched positions head on. He made an exception at the Battle on...