Dallas, New Hope Church
Pumpkinvine Creek
Civil War Georgia


American Civil War
May 26-June 1, 1864

CSA General Johnston's army fell back from the vicinity of Cassville-Kinston, first to Allatoona Pass and then to the Dallas area and entrenched. Sherman's army tested the Rebel line while entrenching themselves.

The Battle of Dallas occurred on May 28 when Lieutenant General William J. Hardee's corps probed the Union defensive line, held by Major General John A. Logan's Army of the Tennessee corps, to exploit any weakness or possible withdrawal. Fighting ensued at two different points, but the Rebels were repulsed, suffering high casualties.

Sherman continued looking for a way around Johnston's line, and, on June 1, his cavalry occupied Allatoona Pass, which had a railroad and would allow his men and supplies to reach him by train.

Sherman abandoned his lines at Dallas on June 5 and moved toward the railhead at Allatoona Pass forcing Johnston to follow soon afterwards.

Result(s): Union victory

Location: Paulding County

Campaign: Atlanta Campaign (1864) next battle in campaign previous battle in campaign

Date(s): May 26-June 1, 1864 (May 28, 1864)

Principal Commanders: Major General William T. Sherman [US]; General Joseph E. Johnston [CS]

Forces Engaged: Military Division of Mississippi [US]; Army of Tennessee [CS]

Estimated Casualties: 5,400 total (US 2,400; CS 3,000)


The Atlanta Campaign of 1864
The operations of the Union and Confederate armies from the perspective of the soldiers and the top generals. He offers new accounts and analyses of the major events of the campaign, and, in the process, corrects many long-standing myths, misconceptions, and mistakes. He challenges the standard view of Sherman's performance.




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