Category Archives: John Schofield

November 30, 1864: Battle of Franklin

Schofield was fortified in the town of Franklin, TN, about 16 miles south of Nashville, when Hood attacked with two corps. While the opposing forces were of about equal strength, approximately 25,000, Hood suffered three times as many casualties as … Continue reading

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June 2, 1864: Stoneman takes Allatoona Pas

Official Records: Sherman’s cavalry under Stoneman have taken Allatoona Pass, and Sherman continues pressing Johnston southward. HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI, In the Field, near Dallas, June 2, 1864. Major-General HALLECK, Washington, D. C.: Yesterday General McPherson moved up … Continue reading

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