What the Yankees Did to Us: Sherman's Bombardment and Wrecking of Atlanta

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The name of Union general William T. Sherman is still reviled in Atlanta, 150 years after his soldiers devastated this important Georgia city. Thirty-seven days of artillery bombardment, July-August 1864, wrecked countless downtown buildings and killed perhaps a score of civilians. Longtime Atlantan Stephen Davis describes Shermans shelling in detail unmatched in the Civil War literature. After capturing Atlanta, Federal troops occupied the city for two and a half months during September-November, further tearing down more ...

What the Yankees Did to Us: Sherman's Bombardment and Wrecking of Atlanta 2017, Mercer University Press

ISBN-13: 9780881466409

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What the Yankees Did to Us: Sherman's Bombardment and Wrecking of Atlanta 2012, Mercer University Press

ISBN-13: 9780881463989

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