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    The Battle of Rocky Face Ridge.  Joe Johnston had taken up a strong defensive position around Dalton, Georgia on the mountainous spine known as Rocky Face Ridge.  Sherman launched diversionary attacks with two of his three armies while he sent James B. McPherson's Army of the Tennessee around Johnston's southern flank towards Resaca, forcing the Confederates to retreat. 

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    The Battle of Rocky Face Ridge.  Joe Johnston had taken up a strong defensive position around Dalton, Georgia on the mountainous spine known as Rocky Face Ridge.  Sherman launched diversionary attacks with two of his three armies while he sent James B. McPherson's Army of the Tennessee around Johnston's southern flank towards Resaca, forcing the Confederates to retreat. 

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