The Civil War in Georgia Commemorating 150 years Civil War Georgia Sesquicentennial


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  • Civil War Art Exhibit Reception

    Civil War Art Exhibit Reception

    Sandersville | Classic South | 10/6/2016 - 10/6/2017

    An art exhibit depicting the Civil War in Washington County will open October 6, 2016, with an open house and reception. The time will be 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. See art by local artists from the Fall Line Artist Guild throughout the museum. Three new artist paintings and photographs will be introduced this...

  • The Civil War in Washington County

    The Civil War in Washington County

    Sandersville | Classic South | 10/11/2016 - 10/11/2017

    A rotating exhibition of Civil War artifacts, memorabilia and other collectables are on display in this exciting and very popular exhibition. Visitors will view personal letters written by Civil War veterans to their love ones in Washington County. Weapons, uniforms and other components of the Confederate...

  • Civil War Cavalry Operations Course at KSU

    Civil War Cavalry Operations Course at KSU

    Kennesaw | Atlanta Metro | 2/13/2017 - 4/3/2017

    This course will explore the theory, practice, and operations of Civil War cavalry; the development of the mounted arm; and the tactics various officers (Forrest, Sheridan, Stuart, Hampton, Custer, and others) adopted. We will examine partisan operations, raids, and review major cavalry engagements....

  • "Civil War in the Western Theater" Course

    "Civil War in the Western Theater" Course

    Roswell | Atlanta Metro | 4/4/2017 - 5/23/2017

    From the 1862 capture of Forts Henry and Donelson to 1864's March to the Sea, many pivotal campaigns and battles during the American Civil War took place in the Western Theater. This area of operations consisted of all the geographic territory west of the Appalachian Mountains to the Mississippi River...

  • Longstreet Society Bivouac & Picnic

    Longstreet Society Bivouac & Picnic

    Gainesville | Northeast Georgia Mountains | 4/8/2017

    Join us for our annual Longstreet Society Bivouac and Picnic with Civil War re-enactors, live period music, and a once in a lifetime chance to see original and historic Longstreet documents including the signatures of 11 U.S. Presidents. Tours of the historic hotel, the heritage landscape project and...

  • Cabin Life at Pickett's Mill

    Cabin Life at Pickett's Mill

    Dallas | Historic High Country | 4/22/2017

    Join us at the log cabin for this living history event. Discover what fall was like on a small farm during the Civil War 150 years ago. Watch someone cook over a fire. Enjoy toys and games. Experience the sights and sounds of a black powder demonstration as authentic style muzzle loading rifles and muskets...

  • Madison in May Spring Tour of Homes and Gardens

    Madison in May Spring Tour of Homes and Gardens

    Madison | Historic Heartland | 5/5/2017 - 5/6/2017

    Historic Madison, renowned as one of Georgia's largest designated National Register of Historic Districts, will celebrate the 2017 spring season in grand style with the region's most popular tour event: Madison in May Spring Tour of Homes & Gardens, hosted by the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center. Join...

  • Old Clinton War Days

    Old Clinton War Days

    Clinton | Historic Heartland | 5/6/2017 - 5/7/2017

    Bring the family and come join us for our annual Old Clinton War Days! During this event, historic Clinton comes alive with the sights and sounds of Civil War Georgia, a reminder of its occupation by Union soldiers during the March to the Sea. Clinton was the early seat of Jones County between 1808 and...

  • Arrest of Alexander Hamilton Stephens

    Arrest of Alexander Hamilton Stephens

    Crawfordville | Classic South | 5/13/2017

    On May 11, 1865, A.H. Stephens was arrested and charged with treason. Come out and experience a live re-enactment of his arrest and his homecoming that took place on October 27, 1865. In addition to the re-enactment, we will have period performers and demonstrators.

  • Battle of Resaca Reenactment

    Battle of Resaca Reenactment

    Resaca | Historic High Country | 5/20/2017 - 5/21/2017

    The first major battle of the Atlanta Campaign was fought around the tiny village of Resaca on May 14-15, 1864. Over two days, Union and Confederate forces attacked and counter-attacked, with both armies losing approximately 2,800 men. Georgia's oldest and largest reenactment is located on the historic...

  • A Day at the Fort

    A Day at the Fort

    Alto | Northeast Georgia Mountains | 5/27/2017 - 5/28/2017

    "A Day at the Fort" will be held on May 27-28, 2017, at historical 1793 Fort Hollingsworth-White House. Entertainment will include music, storytelling, a Civil War re-enactment, tours of the fort, living history, antique car show, arts and crafts, and food, including BBQ and fried pies.  Fort Hollingsworth-White...

  • Camp Lawton Memorial Day Tour

    Camp Lawton Memorial Day Tour

    Millen | Classic South | 5/29/2017

    Join us in celebrating Memorial Day with this tour of Historic Camp Lawton. Explore the fort area, museum, and beautiful grounds at Magnolia Springs State Park with the park rangers. Learn the unique history of the world's largest Civil War prison.

  • New Manchester Days

    New Manchester Days

    Lithia Springs | Atlanta Metro | 6/16/2017 - 6/17/2017

    This living history event will bring to life the New Manchester Community that prospered up to the end of the Civil War. Visit a Civil War-era encampment, take a historical tour to the New Manchester Mill, and learn about Civil War-era uniforms and firearms during black powder demonstrations and infantry...

  • Blue & Gray BBQ Contest and Craft Festival

    Blue & Gray BBQ Contest and Craft Festival

    Chickamauga | Historic High Country | 9/16/2017

    Enjoy our Blue-Gray BBQ Contest during the day, commemorating the great Blue-Gray BBQ of 1889 that took place on the grounds, which resulted in the formation of the oldest and largest Civil War Battlefield in the United States (Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park). BBQ vendors will have their...

  • Andersonville Historic Fair

    Andersonville Historic Fair

    Andersonville | Presidential Pathways | 10/7/2017 - 10/8/2017

    History comes alive in Andersonville the first weekend in October when hundreds of Civil War reenactors set up camps and stage two realistic mock battles, the first at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, and the second at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. Sutlers selling Civil War uniforms and accoutrements...

  • Walk Amongst the Ghosts of Camp Lawton Tour

    Walk Amongst the Ghosts of Camp Lawton Tour

    Millen | Classic South | 10/7/2017 - 10/14/2017

    Enjoy a walking lantern tour of the grounds which encompasses the prison and fort areas of the largest Civil War prison, Camp Lawton, while sharing ghostly experiences of previous guests. Our tour will end in the museum where artifacts found on the property are on display. Will you be amongst those who...

  • History and Haunts of Camp Lawton Tour

    History and Haunts of Camp Lawton Tour

    Millen | Classic South | 10/21/2017 - 10/28/2017

    Come experience an entertaining evening of history, beautiful scenery, and ghostly tales. Watch exciting black powder demonstrations and enjoy a walking tour as you learn about the historic Civil War prison Camp Lawton. Director Ryan McNutt of the Georgia Southern Camp Lawton Archaeological Project will...

  • Civil War Reenactment

    Civil War Reenactment

    Helen | Northeast Georgia Mountains | 10/28/2017 - 10/29/2017

    The Civil War re-enactment will feature period sutlers villages, demonstrations and camps. Skirmishes between the Union and Confederate armies will recreate some of the war's most interesting battles. The event will feature living history demonstrations and re-enactors from across the country. The re-enactment...

  • Candlelight Christmas at Liberty Hall

    Candlelight Christmas at Liberty Hall

    Crawfordville | Classic South | 12/9/2017

    Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens' home, Liberty Hall, will be decorated with styles of the Victorian Christmas past. Come enjoy a candlelight tour, and crafts all accompanied by the sounds of the Victorian Era. Refreshments will be served.

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