Peachtree Creek, GA
Atlanta Campaign 
Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas
Gen. John B. Hood
Army of the Cumberland
Army of Tennessee
Under Gen. Joseph E.
Johnston, the Army of Tennessee had retired south of Peachtree
Creek, an east to west flowing stream, about three miles north of Atlanta.
his army into three columns for the assault on Atlanta with
George H. Thomas’
Army of the Cumberland moving from the north.
planned to attack Thomas, but Confederate
President Jefferson Davis relieved him of command and appointed
John B. Hood to take his place.
attacked Thomas after his army crossed
The determined assault threatened to overrun the
Union troops at various locations, however, the Federal troops held and forced
Hood's forces to fall back.
[Battlefield Lost Integrity]
1 National Park
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campaign and a direct impact on the course of the war
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outcome of a campaign
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outcome of their campaign or operation but achieving or affecting important
3 Casualties are
someone killed, injured, wounded, captured or missing.