Links to web sites of interest

Civil War-related National Parks & Cemeteries in Georgia

· Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Battlefields of 22 & 27 June 1864
Kennesaw Mountain Trail Club

· Marietta National Cemetery
Established 1866 as reinterment site for U.S. soldiers killed during 1864 Atlanta Campaign

· Chattahoochee National Recreation Area
Sites where U.S. forces crossed the Chattahoochee River, July 1864

· Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park
Sites from cavalry actions in July and November 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 U.S. forces 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 U.S. cavalry 9 July 1864

· 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.

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.  New home of the Atlanta Cyclorama and Locomotive Texas

· National Civil War Naval Museum, Columbus
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 Historical Society, Savannah
Library and document holdings. Since 1997, has managed placement of new historical markers

· 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 and Guide Books online

· The Civil War in Georgia

· Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails

· Chickamauga Campaign Trail

National Civil War Site Preservation Organizations

· National Park Service

· American Battlefield Protection Program

· American Battlefield 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.