The Civil War in Georgia

Civil War Georgia Sesquicentennial
  • Andersonville Historic Site
    ANDERSONVILLE - PRESIDENTIAL PATHWAYS
    Experience this powerful tribute to prisoners of war. Visit today...
  • See the real 'Glory'
    DARIEN - COAST
    Learn about the 54th Massachusetts and the events of June 1863. Visit Darien...
  • Georgia 'Time' Traveler
    Coast, Historic High Country, Metro Atlanta
    Watch a special Civil War commemorative episode. See the video...

Civil War Events

Richmond Hill | The Coast
February 13, 2016 - February 13, 2016
Valentine's Civil War Dinner and Dance
This is the perfect chance for history lovers to get together for an evening full of fun and great food...
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Lithia Springs | Atlanta Metro
February 22, 2016 - February 22, 2016
"Ruins to Rapids" Full Moon Hike
This 1.5-mile hike is moderately difficult and goes down to the Civil War-era textile mill ruins of New...
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News

  • An Antebellum Christmas in Milledgeville

    Ever wonder how Georgians celebrated the holidays before and during the Civil War? Milledgeville, Ga., brings that world to life with the Old Governor’s Mansion. Make a weekend of it with a stay at the Antebellum Inn and dinner at a restaurant in an old bank building.Southern Holiday Traditions 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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