The Civil War in Georgia

Civil War Georgia Sesquicentennial
  • The Last Fort to Fall
    PRESIDENTIAL PATHWAYS
    Commemorate the 150th anniversary in West Point. See the action ...
  • 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

Cartersville | Historic High Country
May 2, 2015 - May 2, 2015
Civil War Comes Alive!
Civil War Comes Alive! is a day-long event to celebrate the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War. Activities...
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Fort Oglethorpe | Historic High Country
May 2, 2015 - May 2, 2015
Vintage Base Ball Game
Vintage base ball (yes, two words) has come to North Georgia and the Chattanooga area. Come watch as...
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News

  • Civil War Wednesday: Wilson’s Raid

    Continuing to press on all military fronts, Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant sanctioned a two-part operation in Alabama. Major General Edward Canby’s force targeted Mobile, while Major General James H. Wilson would lead what resulted in the largest cavalry raid during the war. Mounting 13,500 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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