The Civil War in Georgia

Civil War Georgia Sesquicentennial
  • See the real 'Glory'
    DARIEN - COAST
    Learn about the 54th Massachusetts and the events of June 1863. Visit Darien...
  • Kingston's ties to D.C.
    HISTORIC HIGH COUNTRY
    Learn about the town's Civil War-era ties to the White House. Read the story...
  • Civil War Canal Tour
    AUGUSTA - CLASSIC SOUTH
    Learn about Augusta's role as a Confederate city. Cruise the canal...
  • Andersonville Historic Site
    ANDERSONVILLE - PRESIDENTIAL PATHWAYS
    Experience this powerful tribute to prisoners of war. Visit today...
  • Georgia 'Time' Traveler
    Coast, Historic High Country, Metro Atlanta
    Watch a special Civil War commemorative episode. See the video...

Civil War Events

Sandersville | Classic South
November 1, 2014 - November 1, 2014
Lantern Tour
The Old City Cemetery Committee, a part of the Washington County Historical Society in Sandersville,...
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Powder Springs | Atlanta Metro
November 5, 2014 - November 5, 2014
Chattahoochee River Line Lecture
As the last line of defense on the Cobb County side of the Chattahoochee River, Brigadier General Francis...
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News

  • Civil War Wednesday: Lemuel Grant

    Lemuel P. Grant, a Maine native, who toiled on the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad as a teenager, moved to Georgia to gain employment in the burgeoning railroad industry. He first worked as a construction engineer on the Georgia Railroad, before his promotion to chief engineer on the Atlanta & read more

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Audio Tours

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  • The Great Locomotive Chase

    One of the most famous stories of the Civil War took place on April 12, 1862.

  • The Battle of Atlanta

    By early 1864 most Confederate Southerners had probably given up hopes of winning the war by conquering Union armies.

  • Whitman Home - Ringgold

    Ulysses S. Grant would say about Chattanooga, “One of the wildest places you ever saw.”

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