Editors. "Battle of Atlanta: Sherman defeats Confederate army of John Hood". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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At the Battle of Atlanta in the American Civil War, a Unionist army under William Sherman defeats John Hood's Confederate army, although Unionist commander James B. McPherson is killed in the fighting.
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