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By Daniel J. Vermilya

in the summertime of 1864, Georgia used to be the scene of 1 of an important campaigns of the Civil warfare. William Tecumseh Sherman's push southward towards Atlanta threatened the guts of the Confederacy, and Joseph E. Johnston and the military of Tennessee have been the Confederacy's top desire to safeguard it. In June, Johnston controlled to grind Sherman's enhance to a halt northwest of Atlanta at Kennesaw Mountain. After weeks of maneuvering, on June 27, Sherman introduced a daring assault on Johnston's traces. The accomplice victory was once one of many bloodiest days of the total crusade. And whereas Sherman's attacks had a frightful expense, Union forces realized vital classes at Kennesaw Mountain that enabled the autumn of Atlanta numerous months later.

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