The Civil War in Georgia
This site contains over 1,000 pages of information on Georgia and the Civil War with a focus on genealogical research.
We still contemplate with a bit of angst even afer 150 years,
the devastation done by the Federal Army to the people and property of Georgia.
In retrospect the recent Sesquicentennial was like a calm before the storm in the current torrent of bigotry and lies being poured out against the southern people and culture. Just as occurred 150 years ago, the state and our way of life are being overrun by carpet baggers, revisionists, and historic reconstructionists.
While a dozen other engagements had transpired along the
coast in the preceding 3 years before 1865, 1864 marked the first time the yankees had invaded
Georgia. The coming year and a half beginning with the Battle of Chickamauga on
the 18th of September, 1963, the Atlanta Campaign, and Sherman's March to the Sea in 1864
destroyed the state of Georgia and saw many thousands of civilians killed and
uprooted from their homes.