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Description: The capitol building is on a hill overlooking the city. Union soldiers have pitched tents on the grounds.
Description: Elevated view over storefronts and the river.
Description: General Hood ordered a train full of gunpowder set on fire so that the Union Army couldn't use it, resulting in a series of explosions.
Description: Broken trees in front of a field with a fence. There is a small building on a hill in the background.
Description: Cliffs along Lu-la Lake. A waterfall is in the background.
Description: The ruins of a railroad depot after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War.
Description: View from railroad tracks through the Allatoona Pass. One of the buildings on the left says "Grocery", and piles of lumber are stacked along the sides of t...
Description: View down capitol building steps, where cannons sit on a landing, and statues decorate two lampposts. The city spreads out far below.
Description: View from shoreline of tall trestle bridge on the railroad line crossing the river at Whiteside. Two men sit on logs in the river on the left. More men sit...
Description: View of earthworks at the battlefield at Resacca. Dirt roads cross the field in the distance, leading to a farm and what appears to be a river.
Description: An empty battlefield with debris among trees.
Description: Barren and battered trees on the Resacca battlefield. There is a house in a valley in the distance.
Description: Group portrait of Sherman and his generals taken shortly after the Civil War in Mathew Brady's studio. From left to right: Maj. Gen. O.O. Howard, Maj. Gen....
Description: The ruins of Columbia after Sherman passed through, with damaged buildings, free-standing columns, and a pile of rubble.
Description: Two men stand on either side of an opening in the earthworks at Allatoona Pass. Mountains are in the distance.
Description: The interior of Fort Sumter showing the battlements.
Description: Elevated view of the ruins of the railroad roundhouse, with the city in the background. Men are posing on the train cars and engines.
Description: An empty battlefield with posts sticking out from an earthworks in the foreground.
Description: Confederate defenses surrounding the city. A tripod style configuration of rifles with a bag and canteen hanging from it is in the foreground.
Description: Construction on the new capitol building. A church is behind the construction.
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