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Pack Your Cannons – Sherman’s Coming Again!

Pack Your Cannons – Sherman’s Coming Again!

Wes Mayhle

Civil War re-enactors from the Atlanta Campaign Inc.

One hundred fifty years ago this month, Union and Confederate forces faced off across Cobb County in battles large and small, including Kennesaw Mountain, one of the most important battles of the Atlanta Campaign. A number of commemorative events are happening in the Cobb area this month, and events continue in Georgia over the next year as the Civil War sesquicentennial winds down. Learn more about the Civil War in Georgia in this month’s feature stories. And find information about everything from reenactments, tours and ceremonies to musical performances, educational opportunities and lists of Civil War sites at the following websites.

The Atlanta Campaign

Atlanta History Center


Battle of Kennesaw Mountain 150th Anniversary

Civil War Trust

Civil War Traveler

The Civil War in Georgia

Georgia Civil War Commission

Georgia Historical Society

Marietta’s Civil War

Andersonville National Historic Site

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

Atlanta Cyclorama