Formed in 1853 from portions of DeKalb, Campbell, Milton, and Cobb counties.
Place Unit Type
|At the Battle of Atlanta, the Union's Army of the Tennessee defeats Confederate attempts to defend the city||Battles/Soldiers|
|General James McPherson, commanding the Union's Army of the Tennessee, is killed at the Battle of Atlanta||Battles/Soldiers|
|In Georgia, Private Harry Davis captures the flag of the 40th Louisiana and later makes the front page of Harper's Magazine||Battles/Soldiers|
|In the campaign against Atlanta, Union forces inflict heavy losses on Confederate troops at the Battle of Ezra Church||Battles/Soldiers|