The Civil War in Georgia

Civil War Georgia Sesquicentennial
  • See the real 'Glory'
    DARIEN - COAST
    Learn about the 54th Massachusetts and the events of June 1863. Visit Darien...
  • 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

Lithia Springs | Atlanta Metro
March 6, 2015 - March 6, 2015
"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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Atlanta | Atlanta Metro
July 18, 2014 - March 15, 2015
Confederate Odyssey: The George W. Wray Jr. Collection
To commemorate the 150th Anniversary Battle for Atlanta, the Atlanta History Center is exhibiting the...
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News

  • Civil War Wednesday: Major General John B. Gordon

    Approaching ten months of siege along the Richmond to Petersburg front in Virginia, General Robert E. Lee continued to seek a way to break the Federal lines opposing his Army of Northern Virginia. As the final days of March loomed, he turned to Major General John B. Gordon, a native of Upson County, 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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