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