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

Clinton | Historic Heartland
April 30, 2016 - May 1, 2016
Old Clinton War Days
Bring the family and come join us for our annual Old Clinton War Days! During this event, historic Clinton...
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Kennesaw | Atlanta Metro
May 11, 2016 - May 11, 2016
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Tour
Tour the battlefield with Civil War historian, and KSU instructor Michael K. Shaffer on Wednesday, May...
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News

  • Bike from Athens to Macon on the Antebellum Trail

    One of Georgia’s newest bicycle trails travels through some of Georgia’s most historic communities on the Antebellum Trail. Cyclists can ride along sun-dappled country roads, past grand antebellum homes and quaint downtowns at just the right pace to take in the rich history of the old South. The 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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