Tag Archives: Western theater
Like Corinth, Mississippi or Petersburg, Virginia, the town of Jonesboro, Georgia was significant to military planners and general officers for one simple fact; two railroads or more came to a junction there. Running south from Atlanta was the Macon and … Continue reading
When John Bell Hood assumed command of the Army of Tennessee on July 18, 1864 he quickly changed the tactics employed by the main Confederate army in the west. Under the leadership of Joseph E. Johnston, the Army of Tennessee … Continue reading
What do you think was the pivotal battle in the Western Theater in 1864, and why?