The Civil War in Georgia

Civil War Georgia Sesquicentennial
  • Old Fort Jackson
    SAVANNAH - THE COAST
    Georgia's oldest standing brick fortification is an intriguing place. See the action...
  • Old Capitol Building
    MILLEDGEVILLE - HISTORIC HEARTLAND
    See the chambers where the Secession Convention was held in 1861. Plan a tour...
  • 150th Anniversary Battle for Atlanta
    HAMPTON - ATLANTA METRO
    A Civil War 150th commemorative event. See the action...
  • Georgia 'Time' Traveler
    Coast, Historic High Country, Metro Atlanta
    Watch a special Civil War commemorative episode. See the video...

Civil War Events

Augusta | Classic South
March 1, 2013 - December 29, 2015
Civil War Canal Tour "Food, Fabric & Firepower"
In observance of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, Augusta Canal National Heritage Area presents...
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Marietta | Atlanta Metro
January 5, 2014 - December 14, 2014
Greater Atlanta Coin Show
Located in a hotel on a Civil War site, many dealers offer coins, currency, bullion and collectibles...
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News

  • “Gone with the Wind” 75th Anniversary Celebration

    Mark the calendar and summon your inner Southern belle for a trip to Marietta, Georgia, just outside of Atlanta, during the first weekend in June for a special 75th anniversary tribute celebration to Gone With the Wind, the movie. Don a hoop skirt during the costume ball, cheer on actors during a li 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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