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In Georgia History

Sherman Headquarters South of Chattahoochee

Union Gen. William T. Sherman crossed the Chattahoochee River into Fulton County and set up his headquarters on Powers Ferry Road near the river.
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In Their Own Words

Diary Entry on Change in Command

Atlanta merchant Samuel Richards recorded news of Gen. Johnston’s replacement in his diary: “… The enemy draws nearer and nearer to our city. All of a sudden General Johnston has been relieved of the command of the army and Gen....
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