In the early morning hours of April 12, 1862, a now-famous passenger locomotive made its way into the small community of Big Shanty.
Civil War Trail
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The famed Atlanta Cyclorama will take its last spin on June 30.
The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History has put on display a Medal of Honor given to a Civil War soldier who participated in the Great Locomotive Chase.
The Andrews’ Raid lives on in present day Kennesaw. In addition to a number of monuments dedicated to the raid located in downtown Kennesaw, The General itself is on display.
Sitting outside of the Athens-Clarke County City Hall in downtown Athens, Ga., is a local curiosity that has attracted and intrigued visitors to The Classic City for years.
Last Friday, Nov. 14, marked the 150th anniversary of a “tragic chapter of our history,” the burning of the city during the Civil War.
The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History has received the extensive railroad collection of the late Col. James G. Bogle.
The historic Atlanta Cyclorama painting and the famous Texas locomotive will move to the Atlanta History Center, which will construct a new building for the painting and artifacts.
Georgia’s two U.S. Senators have introduced legislation to add eight acres of land to the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park.