Atlanta in the Civil War

Atlanta in the Civil War

by Robert Scott Davis
     
 

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Prior to the Civil War, Atlanta was at the intersection of four rail lines, rendering the Georgia crossroads the fastest-growing city in the Deep South. As the Confederate States formed, Atlanta was a city deeply divided about secession. By the spring of 1863, war had arrived at the doorstep of Atlanta. Join historian Bob Davis as he tells the story of the

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Prior to the Civil War, Atlanta was at the intersection of four rail lines, rendering the Georgia crossroads the fastest-growing city in the Deep South. As the Confederate States formed, Atlanta was a city deeply divided about secession. By the spring of 1863, war had arrived at the doorstep of Atlanta. Join historian Bob Davis as he tells the story of the devastation that befell Atlanta, the Union occupation and how the "Gate City" was reborn from the ashes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596297630
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
03/15/2011
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,230,997
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Robert S. Davis is director of the Family & Regional History Program and senior professor of history at Wallace State College, Hanceville, Alabama. His many publications include Requiem for a Lost City: Sallie Clayton's Memoirs of Civil War Atlanta and Ghosts & Shadows of Andersonville. His current projects include a biography of Colonel George Washington Lee, the controversial Confederate provost marshal of Civil War Atlanta.

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