Hardee

Donesboro bMcdonough

Sept 1: Sherman attacks Hardee's Corps ^ with XIV Corps and, belatedly, IV Corps but fails to dislodge him. During the night, Hardee retreats toward Lovejoy's Station, (see map right)

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HARDEE'

Bear Creek Station

Union, evacuates Atlanta during night, and retreats wi#Stewart's and Lee's \Corps ^

i Fayette Station

{Sept 2: XX Corps receives surrender of ''Atlanta and occupies city

2'| Sept 2: Sherman pursues Hardee to Lovejoy's Station, but after probing Confederate defenses, decides not to attack. Telegraphs Washington that ► Atlanta has fallen

"Griffin

White .Water

Sept '3rH"ood joins Hardee at Lovejoy's Statiife'wjth Stewart's and Lee's Corps

(\ 4) Sept & Sherman withdraws from Lovejoy's Station during the night and begins marching to Atlanta

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