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...
  • Battle for Atlanta
    HAMPTON - ATLANTA METRO
    See four battles over three days at this 150th anniversary event. Relive history...
  • Andersonville Historic Site
    ANDERSONVILLE - PRESIDENTIAL PATHWAYS
    Experience this powerful tribute to prisoners of war. Visit today...
  • Evening at Oak Hill Cemetery
    CARTERSVILLE - HISTORIC HIGH COUNTRY
    Hear Civil War tales from cemetery "residents." Attend the event...
  • Georgia 'Time' Traveler
    Coast, Historic High Country, Metro Atlanta
    Watch a special Civil War commemorative episode. See the video...

Civil War Events

Kennesaw | Atlanta Metro
September 4, 2014 - September 4, 2014
Civil War Round Table of Cobb County September Meeting
Philip H. Sheridan generally ranks among the pantheon of Union greats from the Civil War. The question...
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Jonesboro | Atlanta Metro
September 6, 2014 - September 7, 2014
Salute Jonesboro's Heritage
Visit Stately Oaks Plantation as they commemorate th 150th Anniversary of the Civil War's Battle of Jonesboro...
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News

  • Civil War Wednesday: The Fall of Atlanta

    One hundred fifty years ago this week, Major General William T. Sherman turned his three armies to the southwest, and began maneuvering around besieged Atlanta, in an attempt to cut the remaining railroads supplying the Confederate forces protecting the city. General John Bell Hood, head of the Army 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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