Total War: March to September 1864

From Dalton to Atlanta

How many times did Hood attack Sherman?

Within a week of taking command of the Army of Tennessee, Hood made his first attack, to the southwest of Atlanta. Hood’s plan was reasonably good, and his men were keen for a fight, but both the weather—heavy rains—and Sherman’s numbers took their toll. The Confederates suffered almost twice as many casualties at the Battle of Peachtree Creek as the Union, and after that failure, Hood’s men showed much less spirit.


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