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Alabama Tarrant's Artillery (Confederate)

6/1/63

Organized - Alabama Tarrant's Artillery - Alabama

7/20/64

Battle - Peachtree Creek - Fulton County, Georgia

Peachtree Creek
Peachtree Creek

Weary of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's pattern of retreat through northwest Georgia in the face of Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's advancing armies, President Jefferson Davis removed him from command of the Army of Tennessee, replacing him with Lieut. Gen. John B. Hood. On July 20th, Hood determined to take the fight to the enemy by setting upon an isolated portion of Sherman's forces in front of Atlanta. Hood's target would be the Union corps of Maj. Gens. Oliver O. Howard and Joseph Hooker from Maj. Gen. Geo…READ MORE

12/15/64

Leadership Change - Brigade - Captain James H. Yates

12/15/64

Leadership Change - Division - Major General Edward C. Walthall

Major GeneralEdward C. Walthall

12/15/64

Battle - Nashville - Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville
Nashville

Despite a series of defeats in the closing days of November, 1864, Confederate Lieut. Gen. John Bell Hood continued to drag his bloodied Army of Tennessee, approximately 30,000 strong, north towards Nashville. The city was protected by 55,000 Union soldiers, which should have precluded further offensive operations, but Hood was determined and his situation was dire. Hood reached Nashville on December 2nd and staked out a position south of the city, hoping to draw the Union forces into a costly attack. Ulys…READ MORE

5/4/65

Mustered Out - Alabama Tarrant's Artillery - Alabama

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