Title General William T. Sherman's order to vacate Atlanta
Description General William T. Sherman's order for all except armies of the United States to vacate Atlanta, Georgia.
Significance After Federal troops occupied Atlanta on September 1, 1864, all persons other than U.S. military personnel were ordered to leave the city, which was required for military purposes.
Begin Date 04 September 1864
Image Scope Complete document
Time Period (1860-1865) Civil War
Georgia Curriculum Standard SS8H6 Civil War and Reconstruction in Georgia
Record ID dcarson16
Record Type Document
Cite as David I. Carson Papers, ac. 1956-0110M, Georgia Archives
Digital Collection Ad Hoc Collection
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