Sherman's 1864 Trail of Battle to Atlanta, by Secrist, Philip L.
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- ISBN: 9780865547452 | 0865547459
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 9/30/2006
Sherman's 1864 Trail of Battle to Atlanta traces the principal routes and sites of battle used by the Confederate and Union armies in the 120-day Atlanta Campaign. Special care is given to locating and identifying local families living along this path of war in 1864, and through their letters, diaries, or books, shares their experiences of war. Frances Howard's book In and Out of the Lines, chronicles the hardships experienced by families in the path of marching armies, and Lizzie Grimes's diary describes the burning of her house and town of Cassville, Georgia.