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Overland and Atlanta Campaigns Begin: May 1864

May 1864 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 called...

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The Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama

Update 3/6/2019: The restored and refurbished Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama is now on exhibit in its new home, The Atlanta History Center at 130 West Paces Ferry Road NW, in the Buckhead area of...

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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...