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The Kennesaw Line: The Battle of Kolb Farm

The line defensive line that Joe Johnston established beneath the shadow of Kennesaw Mountain presented Sherman with the largest obstacle he had yet faced in his drive to Atlanta, and he noted that it was “unusually strong.” Johnston’s right flank … Continue reading

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Fighting in the Hell Hole around New Hope Church

As Sherman swung his forces westward away from the Western and Atlantic Railroad and the formidable Confederate defenses there, Johnston quickly guessed his opponent’s next move and shifted his forces toward Dallas to meet him. On May 25, the lead … Continue reading

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“Never was there a more beautiful sunrise…” The Battles for Fairview and Hazel Grove, Part One

The first in a four-part miniseries. We are happy to welcome guest author Elizabeth “Beth” Parnicza. Beth is a West Virginia University graduate and is currently a historian with the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. Beth, is the supervisor … Continue reading

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