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

Lumpkin | Presidential Pathways
February 13, 2015 - February 14, 2015
African-Americans: Changing History
Historic Westville is a living history museum portraying 19th century life in the rural south. Westville...
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Lithia Springs | Atlanta Metro
January 31, 2015 - February 28, 2015
Historic New Manchester History Hike
This mile-long hike (easy to moderate) will lead to the five story ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester...
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News

  • Civil War Wednesday: Blackshear

    “After leaving the cars we were marched off into the pine woods, by the side of a considerable stream, and told that this was to be our camp.”[1] This Federal prisoner wrote of his new home in Pierce County, Georgia – Camp Blackshear. Major General William T. Sherman’s force continued to adv 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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