General Joseph E. Johnston and the Atlanta Campaign
This talk was part of a symposium “1864: The Western Theater,” hosted by the Civil War Center at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia.
Author and historian Richard McMurry talked about the U.S. Civil War career of Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston, up to and through his command of the Army of Tennessee and the Atlanta Campaign in the spring and summer of 1864. The Atlanta Campaign was a series of battles fought in north Georgia and Atlanta during the U.S. Civil War.
People in this video
- Kennesaw State University | Center for the Study of the Civil War EraKennesaw State University | Center for the Study of the Civil War Era
More Videos From This Event
- General Joseph E. Johnston and the Atlanta Campaign
- General A.J. Smith's Guerrillas and the Battle of Nashville
General Patrick Cleburne
Craig Symonds talked about the military career of Confederate Major General Patrick Cleburne and his “radical” proposal. In 1864,…
Ulysses S. Grant and Virginia in 1864
Professor Brooks Simpson talked about Union General Ulysses S. Grant’s Overland Campaign, which was a series of battles fought in Virginia…
John Bell Hood's Tennessee Campaign
Professor Brian Craig Miller talked about Confederate General John Bell Hood’s Tennessee Campaign, also known as the Franklin-Nashville Campaign, a…
1864 Atlanta Campaign
Professor Keith Bohannon talked about General William Tecumseh Sherman’s 1864 Atlanta campaign. In the summer of 1864, General Sherman marched south…