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The Battles of William Tecumseh Sherman

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A list of all important battles fought by William Tecumseh Sherman. This battles list includes any William Tecumseh Sherman battles, conflicts, campaigns, wars, skirmishes or military engagements of any kind. This list displays the battles William Tecumseh Sherman fought in alphabetically, but the battles/military engagements contain information such as where the battle was fought and who else was involved. List ranges from American Civil War to Battle of Atlanta, plus much more.

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    American Civil War

    Atlantic Ocean
    The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or...  more
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    Atlanta Campaign

    Atlanta, Georgia
    The Atlanta Campaign was a series of battles fought in the Western Theater of the American Civil War throughout northwest Georgia and the area around Atlanta during the summer of 1864. Union Maj....  more
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    Battle of Adairsville

    Georgia, United States of America
    The Battle of Adairsville was a battle of the Atlanta Campaign fought during the American Civil War on May 17, 1864, just northeast of Rome, Georgia. The brief engagement was a Confederate delaying...  more
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    Battle of Atlanta

    Georgia, United States of America
    The Battle of Atlanta was a battle of the Atlanta Campaign fought during the American Civil War on July 22, 1864, just southeast of Atlanta, Georgia. Continuing their summer campaign to seize the...  more
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    Battle of Bentonville

    North Carolina, United States of America
    The Battle of Bentonville was fought in Bentonville, North Carolina, near the town of Four Oaks, as part of the Carolinas Campaign of the American Civil War. It was the last battle between the armies...  more
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    Battle of Chickasaw Bayou

    Mississippi, United States of America
    The Battle of Chickasaw Bayou, also called the Battle of Walnut Hills, fought December 26–29, 1862, was the opening engagement of the Vicksburg Campaign during the American Civil War. Confederate...  more
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    Battle of Dallas

    Georgia, United States of America
    The Battle of Dallas was a series of engagements during the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War. They occurred between May 26 and June 4, 1864, in and around Dallas, Georgia, between Lt....  more
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    Battle of Ezra Church

    Georgia, United States of America
    The Battle of Ezra Church, also known as the Battle of Ezra Chapel and the Battle of the Poor House was fought on July 28, 1864, in Fulton County, Georgia, during the American Civil War. The battle...  more
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    Battle of Jonesborough

    Georgia, United States of America
    The Battle of Jonesborough was fought August 31–September 1, 1864, during the Atlanta Campaign in the American Civil War. Two Union armies led by Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman maneuvered to draw the...  more
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    Battle of Kennesaw Mountain

    Georgia, United States of America
    The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain was fought on June 27, 1864, during the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War. It was the most significant frontal assault launched by Union Maj. Gen. William T....  more
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    One Battle of Lovejoy's Station was fought on August 20, 1864, near what is now Lovejoy, Georgia, in Clayton County, during the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War. The two sides had arrived...  more
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    Battle of Marietta

    Georgia, United States of America
    The Battle of Marietta was a series of military operations from June 9 through July 3, 1864, in Cobb County, Georgia, between Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War. The Union...  more
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    Battle of Meridian

    Mississippi, United States of America
    The Meridian Campaign took place from February 3–28, 1864, from Vicksburg, Mississippi to Meridian, Mississippi, by the Union Army of the Tennessee, led by Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman. Sherman...  more
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    Battle of New Hope Church

    Georgia, United States of America
    The Battle of New Hope Church was fought May 25–26, 1864, between the Union force of Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman and the Confederate Army of Tennessee under Gen. Joseph E. Johnston during the...  more
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    Battle of Noonday Creek

    Georgia, United States of America
    The Battle of Noonday Creek was a series of combat events in the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War that took place between June 10 and July 3 of 1864. General Garrard was ordered by General...  more
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    Battle of Resaca

    Georgia, United States of America
    The Battle of Resaca was part of the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War. The battle was waged in both Gordon and Whitfield counties, Georgia, May 13–15, 1864. It ended inconclusively with the...  more
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    Battle of Rocky Face Ridge

    Georgia, United States of America
    The Battle of Rocky Face Ridge was fought May 7–13, 1864, in Whitfield County, Georgia, during the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War. The Union army was led by Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh...  more
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    Battle of Snyder's Bluff

    Mississippi, United States of America
    The Battle of Snyder's Bluff was fought from April 29 to May 1, 1863, during the Vicksburg Campaign of the American Civil War. Union forces under Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman conducted a feint...  more
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    Battle of Utoy Creek

    Georgia, United States of America
    The Battle of Utoy Creek was fought August 4 –7, 1864, during the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War. Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's Union armies had partially encircled the city of Atlanta,...  more
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    Capture of Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina
    The capture of Columbia occurred February 17–18, 1865, during the Carolinas Campaign of the American Civil War. The state capital of Columbia, South Carolina, was captured by Union forces under Maj....  more
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    Carolinas Campaign

    North Carolina, United States of America
    The Carolinas Campaign was the final campaign in the Western Theater of the American Civil War. In January 1865, Union Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman advanced north from Savannah, Georgia,...  more
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    Occupancy of Charleston's Forts

    Fort Sumter, Charleston
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    The Steele's Bayou Expedition was a joint operation of Major General Ulysses S. Grant's Army of the Tennessee and Rear Admiral David D. Porter's Mississippi River Squadron, conducted as a part of the...  more