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Civil War 1864 Time Period Events

Browse all Events in the Civil War 1864 Time Period.

153rd Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry

In the American Civil War, Ohio provided the federal government with 260 regiments of men, including infantry, artillery, and cavalry units. Ohioans also served … Read more

Anti-war Protests

During the American Civil War, nearly 330,000 Ohio men served in the Union military. Numerous Ohio civilians also supported the war effort by growing … Read more

Atlanta Campaign

May 7–September 2, 1864 The Atlanta Campaign was an 1864 Union offensive fought mostly in northern Georgia. The campaign began on May 7 and … Read more

Battle of Adairsville

May 17, 1864 The Battle of Adairsville was an encounter between Union forces commanded by Major General William T. Sherman and Confederate forces commanded … Read more

Battle of Atlanta

July 22, 1864 The Battle of Atlanta was a military engagement between Union forces commanded by Major William T. Sherman and Confederate forces commanded … Read more

Battle of Boydton Plank Road

October 27-28, 1864 Fought from October 27-28, 1864, during the Petersburg Campaign, the Battle of Boydton Plank Road was a failed Union attempt to … Read more

Battle of Brown’s Mill

July 30, 1864 Following the Federal breakout from Chattanooga in November 1863, Major General Ulysses S. Grant was promoted to the special rank of … Read more

Battle of Buzzard’s Roost

May 9, 1864 In late November 1863, Union forces commanded by Major General Ulysses S. Grant successfully lifted Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston's siege … Read more

Battle of Cedar Creek

October 19, 1864 On March 12, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln appointed native Ohioan Ulysses S. Grant as General-in-Chief of the Armies of the United … Read more

Battle of Chaffin’s Farm and New Market Heights

September 29-30, 1864 Fought on September 29-30, 1864, during the Petersburg Campaign, the Battle of Chaffin’s Farm and New Market Heights was noteworthy for … Read more