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Dallas

Paulding County, GA  |  May 28, 1864

Stopped at New Hope Church on Gen. Joseph Johnston's left flank on May 25-26, 1864, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman attacked Johnston's right at Pickett's Mill on May 27. The next day, Lt. Gen. William J. Hardee’s corps probed the Union defenses, held by Maj. Gen. John A. Logan’s XV Corps and Maj. Gen. Grenville Dodge's XVI Corps, both entrenched near Dallas on Sherman's right. Light skirmishing devolved into heavy fighting, with each side pouring more men into the fight. The Rebels were eventually repulsed, though both sides suffered heavy casualties. Both armies remained around Dallas and skirmished heavily for three days. Sherman, looking to outmaneuver Johnston again and resupply his army, left the area on June 1 and moved his army back to the Western and Atlantic Railroad. For the rest of June, the armies fought a series of skirmishes around Marietta, just 20 miles north of Atlanta.

All battles of the Atlanta Campaign

Civil War  |  Battle
Rocky Face Ridge
Whitfield County, GA  |  May 7 - 13, 1864
Result: Union Victory
Est. Casualties: 1,437
Union: 837
Confederate: 600
Civil War  |  Battle
Resaca
Gordon County and Whitfield County, GA  |  May 13 - 15, 1864
Result: Inconclusive
Est. Casualties: 5,547
Union: 2,747
Confederate: 2,800
Civil War  |  Battle
New Hope Church
Paulding County, GA  |  May 25 - 26, 1864
Result: Confederate Victory
Est. Casualties: 2,065
Union: 1,665
Confederate: 400
Civil War  |  Battle
Pickett's Mill
Paulding County, GA  |  May 27, 1864
Result: Confederate Victory
Est. Casualties: 2,100
Union: 1,600
Confederate: 500
Civil War  |  Battle
Dallas
Paulding County, GA  |  May 28, 1864
Result: Union Victory
Est. Casualties: 5,400
Union: 379
Confederate: 1,200
Civil War  |  Battle
Kennesaw Mountain
Cobb County, GA  |  Jun 27, 1864
Result: Confederate Victory
Est. Casualties: 4,000
Union: 3,000
Confederate: 1,000
Civil War  |  Battle
Peach Tree Creek
Fulton County, GA  |  Jul 20, 1864
Result: Union Victory
Est. Casualties: 4,250
Union: 1,750
Confederate: 2,500
Civil War  |  Battle
Atlanta
Fulton County, GA  |  Jul 22, 1864
Result: Union Victory
Est. Casualties: 9,222
Union: 3,722
Confederate: 5,500
Civil War  |  Battle
Jonesborough
Clayton County, GA  |  Aug 31 - Sep 1, 1864
Result: Union Victory
Est. Casualties: 3,149
Union: 1,149
Confederate: 2,000

Related Battles

Dallas, GA | May 28, 1864
Result: Union Victory
Commanders
Forces Engaged
120,000
Union
80,000
Confed.
40,000
Estimated Casualties
5,400
Union
379
Confed.
1,200