battle of Atlanta

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Noun1.battle of Atlanta - a siege in which Federal troops under Sherman cut off the railroads supplying the city and then burned it; 1864
American Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the States - civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865
Atlanta, capital of Georgia - state capital and largest city of Georgia; chief commercial center of the southeastern United States; was plundered and burned by Sherman's army during the American Civil War
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Hartwell, an attorney and Civil War veteran who lost his left arm in the battle of Atlanta during the war, whom I have previously written about.
The move, which will take two years to complete, will relocate The Battle of Atlanta painting, the locomotive Texas, and other Civil War artifacts to the Atlanta History Center where they will be restored and housed in a new state-of-the-art facility.
Atlanta celebrated the 145th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta July 18 and 19 at the Cyclorama.
Whitcomb and his regiment saw service in Kansas, at Vicksburg, Jackson, Natchez, and the Meridian Campaign in Mississippi, Kennesaw Mountain, Nickajack Creek, the battle of Atlanta in Georgia.
Other history museums and attractions include the Atlanta History Center, the Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum (a huge painting and diorama in-the-round, with a rotating central audience platform, that depicts the Battle of Atlanta in the Civil War), the Carter Center and Presidential Library, historic house museum Rhodes Hall, and the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum.