First Dalton

    Battle Facts

    22 Feb 1864 - 11 Feb 1864

    Outcome: Confederate victory: After several days of intense skirmishing, Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas's army withdrew upon realizing Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's troops could repel any assault. However, the intelligence garnered from the Battle of Dalton helped pave the way for a Union victory in the summer.

    65,000 Troops


    Commander(s)George H Thomas
    • 300 Wounded


    Commander(s)Joseph E Johnstson
    • 140 Wounded