Battles for Atlanta: Sherman Moves East

Battles for Atlanta: Sherman Moves East

Time-Life Books

Time-Life Civil War Series 19 of 27

This book gives many interesting details of the strategies of both sides which is fascinating. You come to admire the strength and courage of both armies regardless of your view of the war. This book shows that Atlanta was not given up without a fight. Johnston defensive strategy, and Sherman's flanking maneveurs all the way from Tennessee to Atlanta are detailed with maps, photos, and more. The sacking of Johnson for Hood before the battle of Atlanta is described along with the various opinions of generals and historians on the effect of this move.

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