MAY 1, 1864 - SEPTEMBER 8, 1864
|May 1, 1864
||Skirmish at Stone Church.|
||Skirmish at Lee's Cross-Roads, near Tunnel Hill.|
||Skirmish near Ringgold Gap.|
|May 3, 1864
||Skirmish at Catoosa Springs.|
||Skirmish at Red Clay.|
||Skirmish at Chickamauga Creek.|
|May 4, 1864
||Maj. Gen. Frank P. Blair, jr., assumes command of the Seventeenth
||Skirmish on the Varnell's Station Road.|
|May 5, 1864
||Skirmish near Tunnel Hill.|
|May 6-7, 1864
||Skirmishes at Tunnel Hill.|
|May 7, 1864
||Skirmish at Varnell's Station.|
||Skirmish near Nickajack Gap.|
|May 8-11, 1864
||Demonstration against Rocky Face Ridge, with combats at Buzzard
Roost or Mill Creek Gap, and Dug Gap.|
|May 8-13, 1864
||Demonstration against Resaca, with combats at Snake Creek Gap,
Sugar Valley, and near Resaca.|
|May 9-13, 1864
||Demonstration against Dalton, with combats near Varnell's Station
(9th and 12th) and at Dalton (13th).|
|May 13, 1864
||Skirmish at Tilton.|
|May 14-15, 1864
||Battle of Resaca.|
|May 15, 1864
||Skirmish at Armuchee Creek.|
||Skirmish near Rome.|
|May 16, 1864
||Skirmish near Calhoun.|
||Action at Rome (or Parker's) Cross-Roads.|
||Skirmish at Floyd's Spring.|
|May 17, 1864
||Engagement at Adairsville.|
||Action at Rome.|
||Affair at Madison Station, Ala.|
|May 18, 1864
||Skirmish at Pine Log Creek.|
|May 18-19, 1864
||Combats near Kingston.|
||Combats near Cassville.|
|May 20, 1864
||Skirmish at Etowah River, near Cartersville.|
|May 23, 1864
||Action at Stilesborough.|
|May 24, 1864
||Skirmishes at Cass Station and Cassville. Skirmish at Burnt Hickory
(or Huntsville). |
||Skirmish near Dallas.|
|May 25-June 5, 1864
||Operations on the line of Pumpkin Vine Creek, with combats at New
Hope Church, Pickett's Mills, and other points. |
|May 26-June 1, 1864
||Combats at and about Dallas.|
|May 27, 1864
||Skirmish at Pond Springs, Ala. |
|May 29, 1864
||Action at Moulton, Ala.|
|June 9, 1864
||Skirmishes near Big Shanty and near Stilesborough.|
|June 10, 1864
||Skirmish at Calhoun.|
|June10-July 3, 1864
||Operations about Marietta, with combats at Pine Hill, Lost Mountain,
Brush Mountain, Gilgal Church, Noonday Creek, McAfee's Cross-Roads, Kenesaw Mountain, Powder Springs, Cheney's Farm, Kolb's
Farm, Olley's Creek, Nicka-jack Creek, Noyes' Creek, and other points.|
|June 24, 1864.
||Action at La Fayette.|
|July 4, 1864.
||Skirmishes at Ruff's Mill, Neal Dow Station, and Rottenwood Creek.|
|July 5-17, 1864.
||Operations on the line of the Chattahoochee River, with skirmishes
at Howell's, Turner's, and Pace's Ferries, Isham's Ford, and other points.|
|July 10-22, 1864.
||Rousseau's raid from Decatur, Ala., to the West Point and Montgomery
Railroad, with skirmishes near Coosa River (13th), near Greenpoint and at Ten Island Ford (14th), near Auburn and near Chehaw
|July 18, 1864.
||Skirmish at Buck Head.|
||General John B. Hood, C. S. Army, supersedes General Joseph E.
Johnston in command of the Army of Tennessee.|
|July 19, l864
||Skirmishes on Peach Tree Creek.|
|July 20, 1864.
||Battle of Peach Tree Creek.|
|July 21, 1864.
||Engagement at Bald (or Leggett's) Hill.|
|July 22, 1864
||Battle of Atlanta.|
||Maj. Gen. John A. Logan, U.S. Army, succeeds Maj. Gen. James B.
McPherson in command of the Army of the Tennessee.|
|July 22-24, 1864.
||Garrard's raid to Covington.|
|July 23, 1864.
||Brig. Gen. Morgan L. Smith, U.S. Army, in temporary command of
the Fifteenth Army Corps.|
|July 23-Aug. 25, 1864
||Operations about Atlanta, including battle of Ezra Church (July
28), assault at Utoy Creek (Aug. 6), and other combats.|
|July 24, 1864.
||-Skirmish near Cartersville.|
|July 27, 1864.
||Maj. Gen. Oliver O. Howard, U.S. Army, assumes command of the Army
of the Tennessee.|
||Maj. Gen. John A. Logan, U.S. Army, resumes command of the Fifteenth
||Maj. Gen. David S. Stanley, U.S. Army, succeeds Maj. Gen. Oliver
O. Howard in command of the Fourth Army Corps. |
||Brig. Gen. Alpheus S. Williams, U.S. Army, succeeds Maj. Gen.|
||Joseph Hooker in temporary command of the Twentieth Army Corps.|
|July 27-31, 1864.
||McCook's raid on the Atlanta and West Point and Macon and Western
Railroads, with skirmishes near Campbellton (28th), near Lovejoy's Station (29th), at Clear Creek (30th), and action near
||Garrard's raid to South River, with skirmishes at Snapfinger Creek
(27th), Flat Rock Bridge and Lithonia (28th).|
|July 27-Aug. 6, 1864.
||Stoneman's raid to Macon, with combats at Macon and Clinton (July
30), Hillsborough (July 30-31), Mulberry Creek and Jug Tavern (August 8).|
|July 30, 1864.
||Maj. Gen. Henry W. Slocum, U.S. Army, assigned to the command of
the Twentieth Army Corps.|
|Aug. 7, 1864.
||Brig. Gen. Richard W. Johnson, U.S. Army, succeeds Maj. Gen. John
M. Palmer in temporary command of the Fourteenth Army Corps.|
|Aug. 9, 1864.
||Bvt. Maj. Gen. Jefferson C. Davis, U.S. Army, assigned to the command
of the Fourteenth Army Corps.|
|Aug. 10-Sept. 9, 1864.
||Wheeler's raid to North Georgia and East Tennessee, with combats
at Dalton (August 14-15) and other points.|
|Aug. 15, 1864.
||Skirmishes at Sandtown and Fairburn.|
|Aug. 18-22, 1864.
||Kilpatrick's raid from Sandtown to Lovejoy's Station, with combats
at Camp Creek (18th), Red Oak (19th), Flint River (19th), Jonesborough (19th), and Lovejoy's Station (20th).|
|Aug. 22, 1864.
||Bvt. Maj. Gen. Jefferson C. Davis, U.S. Army, assumes command of
the Fourteenth Army Corps|
|Aug. 26-Sept. 1, 1864.
||Operations at the Chattahoochee railroad bridge and at Pace's and
Turner's Ferries, with skirmishes.|
|Aug. 27, 1864
||Maj. Gen. Henry W. Slocum, U.S. Army, assumes command of the Twentieth
|Aug. 29, 1864
||Skirmish near Red Oak.|
|Aug. 30, 1864.
||Skirmish near East Point.|
||Action at Flint River Bridge.|
|Aug. 31, 1864.
||Skirmish near Rough and Ready Station.|
|Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 1864.
||Battle of Jonesborough.|
|Sept. 2, 1864.
||Union occupation of Atlanta.|
|Sept. 2-5, 1864.
||Actions at Lovejoy's Station.|
SOURCE: OFFICIAL RECORDS, SERIES I, VOLUME XXXVIII/1 [S# 72]
The Atlanta Campaign; Atlanta Campaign Battles; Brigades and
Generals of the Atlanta Campaign; Sherman's
March to the Sea