|Civil War-related National Parks & Cemeteries in Georgia|
· Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park
Battlefield of 18-20 September 1863
Friends of the Park
· Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Battlefields of 22 & 27 June 1864
Kennesaw Mountain Trail Club
· Marietta National Cemetery
Established 1866 as reinterment site for Federal soldiers killed during 1864 Atlanta Campaign
· Chattahoochee National Recreation Area
Sites where Federals crossed the Chattahoochee River, July 1864
· Andersonville National Historic Site
Prisoner of War camp, February 1864 - April 1865
· Fort Pulaski National Monument, East of Savannah
Fort seized by state in January 1861 and retaken by Federals in April 1862
Civil War-related State Parks & Historic Sites
· Red Top Mountain State Park, East of Cartersville
Operates Allatoona Pass Battlefield of 5 October 1864
· Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site, North of Dallas
Battlefield of 27 May 1864
· Sweetwater Creek State Park, Lithia Springs
Site of New Manchester Mill, burned by Federal cavalry 9 July 1864
Friends of Sweetwater Creek State Park
· Alexander Stephens Historic Park, Crawfordville
Home of Confederate Vice President
· Robert Toombs House Historic Site, Washington
Home of Confederate general and cabinet officer
· Griswoldville Battlefield
Battlefield of 22 November 1864
· Jefferson Davis Historic Site, Irwinville
Where Confederate president was captured 10 May 1865
· Magnolia Springs State Park, North of Millen
Site of PoW Camp Lawton, 1864 - 1865
· Wormsloe Historic Site, Savannah
Contains artillery position that defended Savannah
· Fort McAllister Historic Park, Richmond Hill
Battlefield of 13 December 1864
Web sites for other Civil War sites in Georgia
· Prater's Mill, near Varnell
Site of cavalry clash during opening days of Atlanta Campaign in May 1864.
· Tunnel Hill, Northwest of Dalton
Featured in Andrews’ Raid on 12 April 1862 and opening of Atlanta Campaign in May 1864.
· Resaca Battlefield, I-75 exit 320
Battlefield of 13-15 May 1864.
· Fort Norton, Rome
Part of city defenses, near battlefield of 17 May 1864.
· Fort Walker, Grant Park, Atlanta
Only remaining fort from defenses of Atlanta, October 1863 - September 1864
· Nash Farm Battlefield, East of Lovejoy
Cavalry battle of 20 August 1864 and infantry battle of 3 September 1864.
· Brown’s Mill Battlefield
Cavalry battle of 30 July 1864.
· Cannonball House, Macon
Damaged by artillery fire during Federal cavalry raid in July 1864. Museum includes Civil War artifacts.
· Old Governor’s Mansion, Milledgeville
Home of wartime governors. Sherman spent a night here during the November 1864 March to the Sea.
· Fort Jackson, Coastal Heritage Society, Savannah
Fort that defended Savannah. Wreck of ironclad CSS Georgia is nearby.
Civil War-related Museums in Georgia
· Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History
Display on Andrews’ Raid; houses locomotive General.
· Atlanta History Center
Turning Point Civil War exhibit with displays from DuBose, Dickey, and Wray artifact collections. In 2018, will house Atlanta Cyclorama and Locomotive Texas.
· Port Columbus Civil War Naval Center
Houses remains of two Confederate ships as well as many other displays.
· Blue & Gray Museum, Fitzgerald
History of town founded by veterans from both sides.
Georgia Civil War Information Resources online
· Georgia Civil War Sesquicentennial
· Georgia Historical Society, Savannah
Library and document holdings. Since 1997, has managed placement of new historical markers.
· Civil War in Georgia
Overview of Civil War resources and information.
· Georgia Historical Markers
Listing of approximately 2200 state historical markers, including over 850 relating to the Civil War.
· New Georgia Encyclopedia
Searchable encyclopedia of information about Georgia, including comprehensive Civil War articles.
Driving Trails & Guidebooks online
· Crossroads of Conflict: State guide for touring Civil War sites
· Traveler's Guide to Civil War Georgia
· Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails
· Blue & Gray Trail
· Chickamauga Campaign Trail
· Civil War Heartland Trail
National Civil War Site Preservation Organizations
· National Park Service
· American Battlefield Protection Program
· Civil War Trust
County Historical Societies: In addition to the web sites listed above, county historical societies are invaluable resources that often provide unmatched local knowledge. Some have web sites, but most do not.