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Rocky Face Ridge

Battle Facts

07 May 1864 - 13 May 1864

Outcome: Union victory: Due to a flanking movement by Union troops under Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, Confederates led by Gen. Joseph E. Johnston were forced to evacuate their strong position near Atlanta.

159,000 Troops

Union

Commander(s)William T Sherman
  • 837 Casualties
  • 837 Wounded

Confederacy

Commander(s)Joseph E Johnston
  • 600 Casualties
  • 600 Wounded

1,437 Casualties