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Western and Atlantic Railroad
Civil War Encyclopedia >> Railroads - South
April 12, 1862 The Great Locomotive Chase Georgia
  The Great Locomotive Chase
May 6, 1864 In the first engagement of the Atlanta Campaign, a division from the Army of the Cumberland strikes a Confederate regiment at Tunnel Hill and easily overpowers the outnumbered Rebels.
  Atlanta Campaign
June 1, 1864 Skirmish at Allatoona Pass Georgia
October 4, 1864 Moving north along the Western and Atlantic Railroad in an attempt to sever Sherman's supply line, John Bell Hood attacks blockhouses and encampments at Acworth and Moon's Station.
  John Bell Hood
October 5, 1864 Battle of Allatoona Pass

Confederates under Samuel French attack entrenched Federals under John Corse protecting the Western and Atlantic Railroad. Union: 2000 engaged, 142 (k), 352 (w), 212 (m), 706 (c). Confederate: 2000 engaged, 122 (k), 443 (w), 234 (m), 799 (c)
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  Battle of Allatoona Pass
  John Bell Hood


The Western and Atlantic Railroad

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