The Civil War in Georgia

Civil War Georgia Sesquicentennial
  • Atlanta Battleground
    ATLANTA METRO
    Troops fought for months on the current heart of Georgia Tech. Read the story...
  • Old Capitol Building
    MILLEDGEVILLE - HISTORIC HEARTLAND
    See the chambers where the Secession Convention was held in 1861. Plan a tour...
  • Old Fort Jackson
    SAVANNAH - THE COAST
    Georgia's oldest standing brick fortification is an intriguing place. See the action...
  • Civil War Canal Tour
    AUGUSTA - CLASSIC SOUTH
    Learn about Augusta's role as a Confederate city. Cruise the canal...
  • Georgia 'Time' Traveler
    Coast, Historic High Country, Metro Atlanta
    Watch a special Civil War commemorative episode. See the video...

Civil War Events

Macon | Historic Heartland
July 26, 2014 - July 26, 2014
Ocmulgee's 150th Civil War Event
Ocmulgee National Monument will be commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Dunlap Hill and...
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Rome | Historic High Country
August 3, 2014 - August 3, 2014
Spirits of the Civil War River Cruise
Explore Rome's vast river system of the Oostanaula, Coosa, and Etowah aboard the Sulzbacher Roman Holiday...
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News

  • Civil War Wednesday: Major General W.H.T. Walker

    Hoping to place segments of his army in the rear of the Federals holding the left flank outside Atlanta, on the evening of July 21, 1864, General John Bell Hood ordered Lieutenant General William Hardee to lead his corps on a forced march toward the northeastern quadrant of the city. Hood believed t 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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