About This Place

The Battle of Atlanta was a military engagement between Union forces commanded by Major William T. Sherman and Confederate forces commanded by General John B. Hood during the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War. The encounter took place in Fulton County, near Atlanta, Georgia, on July 22, 1864.


City Atlanta
State GA
Latitude 33.7489954
Longitude -84.3879824

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