Battle of Atlanta: Sherman defeats Confederate army of John Hood

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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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Editors. "Battle of Atlanta: Sherman defeats Confederate army of John Hood". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18478, accessed 23 April 2014.]


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  1. American Civil War