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Georgia 1st Olmstead's Infantry, Company B (Confederate)

5/6/61

Organized - Georgia 1st Olmstead's Infantry, Company B - Georgia

6/6/64

Battle - Marietta - Cobb County, Georgia

7/22/64

Battle - Atlanta - Fulton County, Georgia; DeKalb County, Georgia

Atlanta
Atlanta

Despite the defeat at Peach Tree Creek, Confederate Lieut. Gen. John Bell Hood still had hopes of driving Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's Yankees from the outskirts of Atlanta with an offensive blow. On the night of July 21, 1864, Hood ordered Lt. Gen. William J. Hardee's corps to make 15-mile night march and assault the Union left flank east of the city, held by Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's Army of the Tennessee. Joining the attack with Hardee would be the corps of Maj. Gen. Benjamin Cheatham. Hood attac…READ MORE

4/26/65

Mustered Out - Georgia 1st Olmstead's Infantry, Company B - Georgia


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