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May 4 & 5, 2019

GA-The Last Battle of Winchester - Thursday, May 2, 7:00 pm, Hilton Atlanta Marietta Hotel & Conference Center, 500 Powder Springs Street, Marietta GA. Historian Scott Patchan will speak during the monthly meeting of the Civil War Round Table of Cobb County. The City of Marietta is located on the historic driving route of the Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail®: www.civilwarheritagetrails.org/ga-civil-war-trails-map/ewExternalFiles/AtlantaCampaignBrochure.pdf. Admission: $5.00; first-time guests are free. cobbcivilwarrt@gmail.com, www.cobbcwrt.org/


AL-Fort Morgan Guided Tours - Tuesdays & Thursdays, May 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28 & 30, 10:00 to 11:00 am, Fort Morgan State Historic Site, 110 State Highway 180, Gulf Shores AL. Living history interpreters will take you on a guided tour of Fort Morgan. Admission to the fort: Adults $7.00, Students & Seniors (65+) $5.00, Children (ages 6 to 12) $4.00. 251-540-7127, www.fort-morgan.org


GA-Madison in May Spring Tour of Homes & Gardens - Friday & Saturday, May 3 & 4, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm each day, Madison GA. Historic Madison, renowned for one of Georgia’s largest National Register Historic Districts, will celebrate the spring season in grand style with the region’s most popular tour event. Experience the living history of Madison while strolling through a collection of the city’s finest architecturally significant private homes and intimate gardens. Many of these homes were constructed during the Antebellum period and “witnessed” the Civil War. Madison is located on the “Left Wing” historic driving route of the March to the Sea Heritage Trail®: https://www.civilwarheritagetrails.org/ga-civil-war-trails-map/ewExternalFiles/MarchToTheSeaBrochure.pdf. Tour tickets: $25.00 to $40.00. 706-342-4743, https://visitmadisonga.com/mc-events/madison-in-may-2019-spring-tour-of-homes-madison-morgan-cultural-center/?mc_id=5856


AL-Recall LaGrange - Friday through Sunday, May 3 through 5, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm each day, LaGrange College Road, Leighton AL. LaGrange College was Alabama’s first chartered college, established in 1830, and was later turned into a Military Academy. The college’s enrollment read like a “Who’s Who” list. By 1862, due to the Civil War, most students had enlisted and the village was left virtually deserted.  There will be tours of Pioneer Village and grounds of the old college site, arts & crafts, reenactments and a celebration of Alabama’s “Bicentennial”…200th Birthday! Friday is for seniors and school groups (please pre-register). Saturday and Sunday are for the general public. FREE admission; donations encouraged. 256-383-0783, http://www.lagrangehistoricsite.com/


GA-5th Annual Chasing Jefferson Davis Marathon and Half Marathon  Saturday, May 4, 6:00 am, Abbeville & Fitzgerald to Irwinville GA. Run on the actual historic route taken by Confederate President Jefferson Davis...and the chasing Federal cavalry...on his final day of freedom before being captured at the end of the Civil War. Both online and mail-in registration forms are available. We’re limiting the total number of runners to 150, so make sure to sign up early. We want to accommodate as many as possible while focusing first and foremost on this race being friendly to the runners. Abbeville, Fitzgerald and Irwinville are all located on the historic driving route of the Jefferson Davis Heritage Trail: https://www.civilwarheritagetrails.org/ga-civil-war-trails-map/index.html. Registration fee charged: 229-467-2737, chasingjeffersondavis.com


AL-Surrender Oak Festival & Reenactment - Saturday, May 4, 7:00 am to 3:00 pm, Train Depot, Citronelle AL. The Surrender Oak reenactment portrays the surrender of Confederate troops commanded by Lieutenant General Richard Taylor on May 4, 1865 near the end of the Civil War. The surrender meeting took place under a large oak tree, subsequently destroyed in 1902 by a hurricane, known as the “Surrender Oak.” A company of reenactors will drill at 10:00 am, hold a memorial ceremony at 1:15 pm, and a “battle” at 2:00 pm as part of the Surrender Oak Festival. www.facebook.com/citronellelionsclub/


SC-Battle of Congaree Creek Guided Walking Tour - Saturday, May 4, 1:00 to 2:00 pm, 12,000 Year History Park on Congaree Creek, 1120 Fort Congaree Trail, Cayce SC. Come explore living history with us! Trained volunteers point out areas of significance along the trail at the 12,000 Year History Park and tell stories about the Battle of Congaree Creek in February 1865. Please wear comfortable shoes. You may also want to bring a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent and water. FREE admission. 803-765-2200, historyparkoncongareecreek@gmail.com


GA-38th Annual Old Clinton “War Days” - Saturday & Sunday, May 4 & 5, Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sunday until 4:00 pm, Old Clinton Historic District, near Gray GA. Come to Old Clinton and take a step back in time, when the Battles of Sunshine Church and Griswoldville during Sherman’s March to the Sea are re-created. “Battles” at 2:00 pm each day. The McCarthy-Pope House, circa 1809, will be open for tours. The house will be furnished and decorated in the era of the War Between the States. Miss Annie’s Store will display a wide variety of war relics, an exhibit of Griswold pistol parts, a finished Griswold pistol, a Burnside carbine, other war weapons and authentic Confederate currency. Saturday will conclude with a memorial service at 8:00 pm in the Old Clinton Cemetery to honor Clinton’s Confederate dead. Clinton and its Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails interpretive marker # R9 are located on the “Right Wing” historic driving route of the March to the Sea Heritage Trail®: https://www.civilwarheritagetrails.org/ga-civil-war-trails-map/ewExternalFiles/MarchToTheSeaBrochure.pdf. Admission: Adults $5.00, Students (ages 6 to 18) $3.00. The memorial service is free for everyone. 478-986-6383, www.oldclinton.org/war-days-3/


SC-Secrets from the Grave & Moonlight Cemetery Tours - Thursday, May 9, 7:30 to 9:30 pm, Elmwood Cemetery, 501 Elmwood Avenue, Columbia SC. 160+ years of history come to life during our popular Cemetery Tours. Grab your flashlight as we tour one of Columbia's oldest cemeteries and discover centuries of stories etched in stone on the markers and headstones found within Elmwood Cemetery, which includes hundreds of Confederate veterans. Choose from two tour options: 1) Secrets of the Grave Tour @ 7:30 pm, or 2) Moonlight Cemetery Tours @ 8:00 & 8:30 pm. Tour Elmwood Cemetery and discuss the lives, burials, cemetery plots and tombstones of many of Columbia's prominent citizens and families from the 19th and 20th centuries. Tickets: Adults $15.00, Youth $7.00, 803-252-7742, www.historiccolumbia.org/events/


GA-Kennesaw Mountain Trails Workday - Saturday, May 11, 8:00 am to 12:00 noon, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park GA. Kennesaw Mountain Trail Club is a volunteer organization designed to assist with trail maintenance at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. Trained crew leaders lead teams of volunteers on trail work projects throughout the park. Trail building experience is not necessary. Meet at the Visitor Center amphitheater. The Park provides all necessary tools and safety equipment. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is located on the historic driving route of the Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail®: www.civilwarheritagetrails.org/ga-civil-war-trails-map/ga-atlanta-campaign.html. 770-427-4686, www.kennesawmountaintrailclub.org (check beforehand concerning possible cancellation due to cold or bad weather).


SC-Sheep Shearing Family Day - Saturday, May 11, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Historic Brattonsville, 1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells SC. This annual event highlights the process of turning raw wool into finished textiles as commonly practiced during the 18th and 19th centuries. Highlights include the shearing of our heritage breed Gulf Coast sheep, farm and barnyard storytelling, the opportunity for children to pet farm animals large and small, explanations about the processing of wool (sorting, washing, carding, spinning, dyeing, weaving, sewing), historic-style cooking featuring mutton and more. Admission: Adults $8.00, Seniors $7.00, Children (ages 4 to 17) $5.00. 803-684-2327, http://chmuseums.org/brattonsville


GA-Bivouac 2019 - Saturday, May 11, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Historic Piedmont Hotel and Museum, 827 Maple Street, Gainesville GA. A community-wide event centered at the hotel once owned by former Confederate Lieutenant General James Longstreet. Activities include a Civil War reenactment, tours of the historic hotel, lunch and music, and a self-guided driving tour of historic Gainesville. FREE admission. 770-539-9005, www.longstreet.org


GA-The Arrest of Alexander Hamilton Stephens - Saturday, May 11, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, A. H. Stephens State Park, 465 Alexander Street NW, Crawfordville GA. On May 11, 1865 Confederate Vice President Alexander H. Stephens was arrested and charged with treason. Come experience a live re-enactment of his arrest, and of his “homecoming” that took place on October 27, 1865. In addition to the re-enactment, we will have period performers and demonstrators. Admission: $5.00. 706-456-2602, https://gastateparks.org/AHStephens


GA-What’s With the Army of Tennessee - Saturday, May 11, 2:00 to 3:00 pm, Chickamauga Battlefield, 3370 LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe GA. Join a ranger for this special guided tour program on the Confederate “Army of Tennessee.” Chickamauga Battlefield is located on the Chickamauga Campaign historic driving route portion of the Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail®: https://www.civilwarheritagetrails.org/ga-civil-war-trails-map/ewExternalFiles/AtlantaCampaignBrochure.pdf. FREE admission. 706-866-9241, www.nps.gov/chch


GA-Artillery Demonstrations at Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield - Saturday, May 11 & Sunday, May 26, 11:00 am to 3:30 pm each day, Front field near the Visitor Center, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, 900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive, Kennesaw GA. Artillery demonstrations show visitors the steps taken to fire cannon during the Civil War. Each program lasts 30 to 40 minutes and includes an explanation of the role of artillery during the Atlanta Campaign and the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. Artillerists explain the steps of firing a cannon, explaining the role of each person working the cannon. Afterwards the process is performed in real time and the cannon is fired. Visitors are encouraged to maintain close control of their pets during firing and please prepare small children for the sudden burst of sound. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is located on the historic driving route of the Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail®: https://www.civilwarheritagetrails.org/ga-civil-war-trails-map/ewExternalFiles/AtlantaCampaignBrochure.pdf. FREE admission. 770-427-4686, www.nps.gov/kemo/


GA-Civil War Music - Sunday, May 12, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Visitor Center, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, 900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive, Kennesaw GA. Music during the Civil War served many functions. Not only did it help to organize and rally, but also went a long way to boost morale amongst the soldiers. Come join musicians and living historians 3 Rivers Fife and Drum as they demonstrate Civil War music with fife and drum. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is located on the historic driving route of the Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail®: https://www.civilwarheritagetrails.org/ga-civil-war-trails-map/ewExternalFiles/AtlantaCampaignBrochure.pdf. FREE admission. 770-427-4686, www.nps.gov/kemo/


GA-History Hike: Meeting of the Mines - Thursday, May 16, 1:00 to 3:00 pm, Red Top Mountain State Park, 50 Lodge Road SE, Acworth GA. A special Ranger-led hike in to the two mines off of the Iron Hill Trail. It will be a moderate hike and will go off-trail into the mines as well as on top of where they meet! Please wear good footwear and bring water. Call to register. Inclement weather may cancel event. Admission: $10.00 per person plus $5.00 for parking. 770-975-0055, https://gastateparks.org/RedTopMountain


GA-155th Anniversary Battle of Resaca Reenactment - Friday through Sunday, May 17 through 19, Chitwood Farm, Chitwood Road, Resaca GA. One of the largest reenactments in Georgia, held on a portion of the actual battlefield. School group tours on Friday; memorial service at the Resaca Confederate Cemetery on Saturday; exciting battles both Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 pm. Other activities include a ladies tea with guest speaker, touring of the camps and talking with the soldiers, cavalry competition, Saturday night period dance, Sunday morning tactical and period church service, reenactors used clothing “yard sale” and continuous living history activities. Shop sutler row for period wares; food and beverages available. Resaca and its Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails® interpretive marker # 14 (“Oostanaula River Bridges”) are located on the historic driving route of the Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail®: https://www.civilwarheritagetrails.org/ga-civil-war-trails-map/ewExternalFiles/AtlantaCampaignBrochure.pdf. Open to school groups on Friday. Open to the general public on Saturday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Sunday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission: Adults $5.00, Children (ages 6 to 12) $2.00. 800-887-3811, www.georgiadivision.org/bor_reenactment.html


GA-Avenue of Flags at Andersonville - May 17 through 28, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily, Andersonville National Cemetery, GA Hwy. 49, Andersonville GA. The Avenue of Flags is a display of American flags arrayed on both sides of the principal avenue that leads from the main entrance into Andersonville National Cemetery. It reinforces patriotism, national pride and represents a visible, bold and proud display of flags. The Avenue of Flags is arrayed five times each year for several days around various national holidays and events. FREE admission. 229-924-0343, www.nps.gov/ande/index.htm


AL-18th Annual Alabama Cemetery Preservation Workshop - Saturday, May 18, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Alabama Department of Archives and History, 624 Washington Avenue, Montgomery AL.  We have assembled an exciting and informative program schedule for you with presentations and demonstrations by highly experienced and sought-after professionals for their chosen topics. After lunch, the workshop will relocate to the historic Oakwood Cemetery (where 750+ Civil War veterans are buried among 200,000+ total internments).  Registration: $35.00, which includes refreshments, a box lunch and handout materials. Registrations must be received by May 13. www.alabama-cemetery-preservation.com/


GA-Chickamauga Battlefield Bicycle Tour - Saturday, May 18, 9:30 to 11:30 am, Chickamauga Battlefield, 3370 LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe GA. The public is invited to bring their bicycles and join in a leisurely-paced historical ride. National Park Service rangers will talk about the history of the battlefield while Outdoor Chattanooga staff and volunteers provide ride leadership and support. Loaner bicycles will be available for riders five-feet-tall and over at no charge. Reservations for loaner bicycles are required. The tour begins at the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center. Ride length is approximately 3 to 4 miles on flat to moderately-hilly terrain. The rides are appropriate for adults and children ages eight and older when accompanied by an adult. All participants are required to wear helmets. Additional Saturday battlefield bicycle tours are scheduled for September 21 and October 19. Chickamauga Battlefield is located on Chickamauga Campaign historic driving route portion of the Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail®: https://www.civilwarheritagetrails.org/ga-civil-war-trails-map/ewExternalFiles/AtlantaCampaignBrochure.pdf. FREE admission. 706-866-9241, kim_coons@nps.gov


GA-Gordon-Lee Mansion Tours during Spring “Down Home Days” - Saturday, May 18, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Gordon-Lee Mansion, 217 Cove Road, Chickamauga GA. Take a tour of historic Gordon-Lee Mansion during the City of Chickamauga’s 47th annual Lions Club Down Home Days Festival and Craft Show. There will be live entertainment all day, a kid’s zone, farmer’s market, craft vendors and more through the streets of downtown. The 1847 Gordon-Lee Mansion was the headquarters for Union Major General William Rosecrans immediately prior to the Battle of Chickamauga. During the battle it was a Federal hospital. The mansion is the only remaining original structure from the Battle of Chickamauga. Gordon-Lee Mansion and the City of Chickamauga are located on the Chickamauga Campaign historic driving route portion of the Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail®: https://www.civilwarheritagetrails.org/ga-civil-war-trails-map/ewExternalFiles/AtlantaCampaignBrochure.pdf. Admission to tour the mansion: Adults $5.00, Children (ages 12 & under) $1.00. 423-488-0861, http://friendsofthegordonleemansion.org/main.html


GA-Farm Heritage Festival at Jarrell Plantation - Saturday, May 18, 10:30 am to 3:30 pm, Jarrell Plantation State Historic Site, 711 Jarrell Plantation Road, Juliette GA. 19th and early 20th century farm heritage comes to life with a tractor show, antique engine display, and volunteers demonstrating old-fashioned skills and work, like blacksmithing, woodstove cooking, weaving, and more. A portion of Union Major General William T. Sherman’s army visited Jarrell Plantation during their March to the Sea. Directions: Located southeast of Juliette, 18 miles from I-75 Forsyth exit #185 or 18 miles north of Macon exit #171. Admission: $4.00 to $6.50. 478-986-5172, https://gastateparks.org/JarrellPlantation


GA-Infantry Demonstrations at Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield - Saturday, May 18, 11:00 am to 3:30 pm, Front field near the Visitor Center, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, 900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive, Kennesaw GA. This program will consist of a step-by-step description and demonstration of basic infantry tactics and culminate in a musket firing. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is located on the historic driving route of the Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail®: https://www.civilwarheritagetrails.org/ga-civil-war-trails-map/ewExternalFiles/AtlantaCampaignBrochure.pdf. FREE admission. 770-427-4686, www.nps.gov/kemo/


GA-Homespun: Life in 19th Century North Georgia - Saturday, May 18, 1:00 to 4:00 pm, Chickamauga Battlefield, 3370 LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe GA. Join park staff for a special living history presentation exploring how families lived on Chickamauga Battlefield prior to this 1863 fight. Various programs will take place, with special hands-on activities for children between 2:00 and 3:00 pm. Chickamauga Battlefield is located on the Chickamauga Campaign historic driving route portion of the Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail®: https://www.civilwarheritagetrails.org/ga-civil-war-trails-map/ewExternalFiles/AtlantaCampaignBrochure.pdf. FREE admission. 706-866-9241, www.nps.gov/chch


SC-Mansion by Moonlight - Saturday, May 18, 7:00 to 9:00 pm, Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site, 2677 Sardis Road, Union SC. What is it like to be inside the Gist Mansion after hours? Come find out as we explore nighttime life on a cotton plantation in the 1800s. We’ll discover- through sound, sight, smell, touch, taste and motion - evening activities of both the plantation owner’s family and the enslaved people who lived at Rose Hill Plantation. Lighting will be limited and the ground is slightly uneven. Comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended. Space limited to 16; Reservation required by May 14. Admission: $10.00. 864-427-5966, https://southcarolinaparks.com/rose-hill


GA-Candlelight Hike to the Mill - Saturday, May 18, 8:00 to 10:00 pm, Sweetwater Creek State Park, 1750 Mount Vernon Road, Lithia Springs GA. This mile-long guided night hike is moderately difficult and goes down to the Civil War era textile mill ruins of New Manchester alongside the beautiful rapids of Sweetwater Creek. Candle lanterns are provided. No children under 6 years or dogs permitted. Meet at the Visitor Center parking lot. Admission: $5.00 plus $5.00 parking; cash only. 770-732-5871, https://gastateparks.org/SweetwaterCreek


GA-The Battle for Petersburg - Monday, May 20, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road, Augusta GA. A. Wilson Greene, retired Executive Director of Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier in Petersburg, Virginia, presents from his latest book, “A Campaign of Giants: The Battle for Petersburg,” focusing on “A Perfect Hell of Blood: The Battle of the Crater.,” during the bi-monthly meeting of the Augusta Civil War Round Table. Free admission for first time visitors. 706-736-2909, gfy@gwenfulcheryoung.com


AL-Living History Memorial Day Tribute - Saturday, May 25, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Fort Morgan State Historic Site, 51 Alabama Highway 180, Gulf Shores AL. Historical interpreters dressed in uniforms from different eras of the forts occupation will conduct special guided tours throughout the day. Additionally, artillery, small arms, and other presentations will demonstrate the complexities of military garrison life at Fort Morgan. Admission: Adults $7.00, Students & Seniors (65+) $5.00, Children (ages 6-12) $4.00. 251-540-5257, www.fort-morgan.org/


GA-Memorial Day Commemoration at Fort McAllister - Saturday, May 25, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Fort McAllister State Park, 3894 Fort McAllister Road, Richmond Hill GA. Join us for an old fashioned Memorial Day, and help us pay tribute to our fellow patriots who served our country throughout the years! Cannon and musket firings every hour! Civil War era demonstrations will be ongoing throughout the day. Fort McAllister is located at the termination of the “Right Wing” historic driving route for the March to the Sea Heritage Trail®: https://www.civilwarheritagetrails.org/ga-civil-war-trails-map/ewExternalFiles/MarchToTheSeaBrochure.pdf. Admission: Adults $9.00, Seniors (62+) $8.00, Youth (ages 6 to 17) $5.00. 912-727-2339, https://gastateparks.org/FortMcAllister


GA-Mute Testimony to the Struggle: Larkin Poe’s Experiences at Chickamauga - Saturday, May 25, 2:00 to 3:00 pm, Chickamauga Battlefield, 3370 LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe GA. Join a ranger for this special guided tour program exploring the Battle of Chickamauga from the perspective of Larkin Poe, who lived on the battlefield and also served in the Army of Tennessee. Chickamauga Battlefield is located on the Chickamauga Campaign historic driving route portion of the Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail®: https://www.civilwarheritagetrails.org/ga-civil-war-trails-map/ewExternalFiles/AtlantaCampaignBrochure.pdf. FREE admission. 706-866-9241, www.nps.gov/chch


AL-Calhoun County Memorial Day Celebration - Saturday & Sunday, May 25 & 26, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm each day, Janney Furnace Park, 145 Janney Road, Ohatchee (between Anniston & Gadsden) AL.  Join us at historic Janney Furnace for skirmishes, shootouts, singing, camaraderie and much more as we celebrate the history of Calhoun County and the citizens who fought for its freedoms. Historical periods to be reenacted include the Civil War, Cowboys, Knights Templars and others! Pete the Patriot will discuss the War of Independence. Battle reenactment each day at 2:00 pm. Robert E. Lee will talk about the Civil War and perform worship on Sunday morning. Admission: $2.00 per person, or a can of food. 256-452-7950, fireman399a@yahoo.com


GA-Memorial Day Observance Program at Andersonville - Sunday, May 26, 2:00 pm, Andersonville National Cemetery, GA Hwy. 49, Andersonville GA. Memorial Day activities will include a Color Guard and Rifle Salute. The traditional “laying of wreaths” will feature various military and other organizations. FREE admission. 229-924-0343, www.nps.gov/ande/index.htm


GA-They Also Gave the Last Full Measure - Sunday, May 26, 2:00 to 3:00 pm, Chickamauga Battlefield, 3370 LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe GA. Join a park ranger for a special guided tour program this Memorial Day weekend sharing the stories of those who gave the “last full measure of devotion” at Chickamauga. Chickamauga Battlefield is located on the Chickamauga Campaign historic driving route portion of the Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail®: https://www.civilwarheritagetrails.org/ga-civil-war-trails-map/ewExternalFiles/AtlantaCampaignBrochure.pdf. FREE admission. 706-866-9241, www.nps.gov/chch


GA-155th Anniversary of the Battle of Pickett's Mill Reenactment - Thursday through Saturday, May 30 through June 1, Thursday & Friday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Pickett’s Mill Battlefield State Historic Site, 4432 Mount Tabor Church Road, Dallas GA. Experience reenactors and living history demonstrations. Learn what it was like to be a refugee. Interact with soldiers and civilians. Go on a guided history hike that goes to a cornfield to see an important part of the battle. Pickett’s Mill Battlefield State Historic Site is located on the historic driving route of the Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail®: https://www.civilwarheritagetrails.org/ga-civil-war-trails-map/ga-atlanta-campaign.html. Admission: Adults $5.50, Seniors (ages 62+) $3.50, Youth (ages 6 to 17) $3.00. 770-443-7850, http://georgiastateparks.org/PickettsMillBattlefield