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Atlanta's Role in the Civil War


Photo of 'Atlanta, Georgia. City Hall; camp of second Massachusetts Infantry on the grounds.'

In 1864, Union troops captured Atlanta, Georgia. This is a photograph of a camp for the 2nd Massachusetts Infantry near the Atlanta City Hall.

CREDIT: Barnard, George N., photographer, "Atlanta, Ga. City Hall; camp of 2nd Massachusetts Infantry on the grounds." 1864. Selected Civil War Photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress.

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