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  1. The Battle of Atlanta was a major battle of the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War fought on July 22, 1864, just southeast of Atlanta, Georgia.

  2. The fall of Atlanta was a critical point in the Civil War, giving the North more confidence, and (along with the victories at Mobile Bay and Winchester) leading to the re-election of President Abraham Lincoln and the eventual dissolution of the Confederacy.

  3. The Union victory in the largest battle of the Atlanta Campaign led to the capture of that critical Confederate city and opened the door for Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman’s most famous operation—the March to the Sea and the capture of Savannah. How it ended.

  4. Nov 9, 2009 · The Atlanta Campaign of the Civil War, fought from May to September 1864, saw Union forces under General William T. Sherman claim a crucial Confederate hub.

  5. The Atlanta campaign was a series of battles fought in the Western Theater of the American Civil War throughout northwest Georgia and the area around Atlanta during the summer of 1864.

  6. The Battle of Atlanta was fought on July 22, 1864, during the American Civil War. Union Major Generals William Tecumseh Sherman and James B. McPherson successfully defended against a Confederate offensive from Lieutenant General John Bell Hood on the eastern outskirts of Atlanta.

  7. The Atlanta Campaign was a series of battles in Georgia in May–September 1864 during the American Civil War. The battles were important because they eventually cut off a main Confederate supply center and influenced the U.S. presidential election of 1864.

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