The Civil War in Georgia

Civil War Georgia Sesquicentennial
  • Civil War Canal Tour
    AUGUSTA - CLASSIC SOUTH
    Learn about Augusta's role as a Confederate city. Cruise the canal...
  • 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...
  • 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

Atlanta | Atlanta Metro
June 7, 2014 - October 4, 2014
Margaret Mitchell and Gone With the Wind Guided Walking Tour
Explaining how the idea for her novel came to her, Margaret Mitchell said, "in the cradle." The Pulitzer...
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Andersonville | Presidential Pathways
October 4, 2014 - October 5, 2014
Andersonville Historic Fair
History comes alive in Andersonville the first weekend in October when hundreds of Civil War reenactors...
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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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