Trip Ideas

Guide to Civil War

Explore Georgia's Civil War history through sites, attractions and events that preserve the stories of the people, places and circumstances of the war from 1860-1865. 

  • Guide to Civil War Sites in Georgia

    Follow this map to the essential Civil War museums, battle sites, historic homes, cemeteries and driving trails in Georgia.

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  • Fort Pulaski National Monument

    Explore Georgia's Civil War history with a visit to Fort Pulaski and learn how soldiers lived and fought during the late 19th century.

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  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    Tour three sites at Andersonville: the National Prisoner of War Museum, the site of the Andersonville prison, and the Andersonville National Cemetery.

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  • Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

    In Northwest Georgia, tour the first major Civil War battlefield set aside as a memorial to the soldiers who fought there.

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  • Jefferson Davis Memorial Historic Site

    Tour the 13-acre historic site where Confederate President Jefferson Davis was arrested in May 1865.

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