Photograph of George Henry Thomas.

On May 9, 1864, elements of Major General George Thomas’s Army of the Cumberland attacked Rebel defenders entrenched at a gap in the mountains north of Resaca, Georgia, known as Buzzard’s Roost Gap. [Library of Congress]

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May 9, 1864

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  • Coverage May 9, 1864
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  • Keywords battle of buzzard's roost, american civil war, william t. sherman, joseph e. johnston, atlanta campaign, george thomas
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  • Access Date May 28, 2022
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