The Civil War in Georgia

Civil War Georgia Sesquicentennial
  • Sherman's Key to Savannah
    RICHMOND HILL - COAST
    On Dec. 13, see Ft. McAllister's capture. A must-see event...
  • 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

Eatonton | Historic Heartland
March 1, 2014 - November 30, 2014
Old School History Museum Civil War Display
The Old School History Museum will feature a number of new items in its Civil War display beginning in...
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Brunswick | The Coast
December 5, 2014 - December 6, 2014
33rd Annual Plantation Christmas
This magical experience will demonstrate how Christmas was celebrated on a Southern rice plantation during...
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News

  • Civil War Wednesday: Sherman’s March to the Sea

    Major General William T. Sherman began making final preparations for his advance through Georgia after he received approval from Lieutenant General U.S. Grant in early November. Sherman, working from his headquarters in Kingston, issued Special Field Orders No. 120; this plan dictated the compositio 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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