Black and white photo of William T. Sherman.

Following the Union victory at the Battle of Dallas, Major General William T. Sherman abandoned his lines near Dallas, Georgia, and marched his forces back to the Western and Atlantic Railroad at Allatoona Pass, forcing Confederate General Joseph Johnston’s Army of Tennessee to follow. [Wikimedia Commons]

Battle of Dallas Facts

May 26–June 4, 1864

Key facts about the Battle of Dallas.

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Date

  • May 26–June 4, 1864

Location

  • Paulding County, Georgia

Campaign

Principal Union Commanders

Principal Confederate Commanders

Union Forces Engaged

  • Army of the Tennessee
  • Army of the Ohio
  • Army of the Cumberland

Confederate Forces Engaged

  • Army of Tennessee

Number of Union Soldiers Engaged

  • Roughly 80,000

Number of Confederate Soldiers Engaged

  • Roughly 40,000

Estimated Union Casualties

  • 2,400 (killed, wounded, captured/missing)

Estimated Confederate Casualties

  • 3,000 (killed, wounded, captured/missing)

Result

  • Union victory

Timeline of the Atlanta Campaign

These are the main battles and events of the Atlanta Campaign in order.

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Citation Information

The following information is provided for citations.

  • Article Title Battle of Dallas Facts
  • Coverage May 26–June 4, 1864
  • Author
  • Keywords battle of dallas
  • Website Name American History Central
  • Access Date July 27, 2021
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update March 18, 2021
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