Battle of Atlanta Timeline (July 22nd, 1864)


The Battle of Atlanta gave the Union Army a major prize in the South as General Sherman continued his 'March to the Sea.

There are a total of (2) Battle of Atlanta Timeline (July 22nd, 1864) events in the CivilWarTimeline.net database. Entries are listed below by date-of-occurrence ascending (first-to-last). Other leading and trailing events are also included for perspective.








July 22, 1864

The Battle of Atlanta becomes a Union victory. 34,863 Union troops under Generals Sherman and McPherson face-off against the Army of Tennessee and its 40,438 troops led by General Hood and Hardee. Losses are 3,641 against 5,500, respectively.



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August 31, 1864

A repulsed attack at Jonesborough effectively marks the last attempt by the Confederacy to hold Atlanta.



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