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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


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


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

1,437 Casualties