Atlanta, Georgia in The Reivers (Location)

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Atlanta
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During the Civil War Atlanta was an important railroad hub. The "retreat on and then from Atlanta" mentioned in the novel as part of General Compson's biography took place over the summer of 1864 (20). Union forces under Sherman finally occupied the city on September 2, 1864.

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Atlanta, Georgia

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