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This Day in Georgia History

May 04, 1864

Final Preparations for Atlanta Campaign

General William T. Sherman and his senior officers made final preparations for what would become known as the Atlanta Campaign. Although some had already begun marching, most of the 100,000 Union soldiers in the Chattanooga, Tenn. area would soon march into Georgia with an immediate goal of capturing Atlanta.