Key facts about the Battle of Gilgal Church.
- June 15 – 16, 1864
- Cobb County, Georgia
- Atlanta (Marietta Operations)
Principal Union commander(s):
- Major General Joseph Hooker
- Major General Daniel Butterfield
Principal Confederate commander(s):
- Major General Patrick Cleburne
Union forces engaged:
- 3rd Division of the 20th Corps (Army of the Cumberland)
- 8 regiments (Army of the Ohio)
Confederate forces engaged:
- Cleburne’s Division (Army of Tennessee)
Number of Union soldiers engaged:
Number of Confederate soldiers engaged:
Estimated Union casualties:
- 200 (killed, wounded, captured/missing)
Estimated Confederate casualties:
- Confederates drove the Northern forces from the battlefield, inflicting approximately 200 casualties while suffering only a few themselves.
- The Battle of Gilgal Church was part of the Marietta Operations.