|Note: all times Eastern unless otherwise noted.
|Television, Sunday evenings, 7 PM:
CIVIL WAR: THE UNTOLD STORY airs on PBS television. Episode 1 aired April 6; Episode 2 aires April 13
at 7 PM. Episodes 3, 4, and 5 will air April 19, 26 and May 4 respectively; all at 7 PM. The shows last
one hour each. The "Untold Story" is from the perspective of the Western Theater and where the Civil
War was actually won/lost.
|April 19, 2014 (Saturday) -- Tunnel Hill to Kennesaw Mountain Atlanta
Campaign Bus Tour, led by Historian Richard McMurry; for more information
|April 19, 2014 (Saturday) -- Dalton Area Atlanta Campaign Sites Bus Tour,
$40, for more information, see www.Dalton150th.com.
|April 26, 2014 (Saturday - 11 AM) -- Potato Hill Battle Park Interpretive
Marker Dedication, historical address by Charlie Crawford, Georgia Battlefields Association, 2261 Reed Road, Dalton.
|April 26, 2014 (Saturday) -- Longstreet Society's Annual Picnic, Gainesville, Georgia,
for more information see www.longstreet.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org or
|April 26, 2014 (Saturday) -- National Medal of Honor Museum of Military
History's Annual Medal of Honor Banquet; for more information, see www.mohm.org
or call 423-877-2525.
|May 5, 2014 (Monday - 6 PM) -- Retired UTC History Professor and Railroad Historian Dr. Jim Ward
will speak on the history of railroads to the Chattanooga Area Historical Association; at the Chattanooga Public Library, 1001 Broad Street.
|May 10, 2014 (Saturday 1 PM) -- Atlanta Campaign Trail Tunnel Hill
Interpretive Marker Dedication, 215 Clisby Austin Drive, Tunnel Hill, GA.
|May 20, 2014 (Tuesday) -- Chattanooga Civil War Round Table Meeting.
|May 24, 2014 (Saturday) -- Chattanooga National Cemetery - placing of the flags. 40,000+ small
flags will be placed on graves by the Boy Scouts of America. Louis Varnell will have a Military Time Line with living historians representing nearly all of the Wars.
|May 26, 2014 (Monday) -- The Veterans Administration and Chattanooga Chickamauga NMP co-host
the Torchlight Tour in the Chattanooga National Cemeter beginning near dusk at the Arch Gate. This annual tour will be led by Jim Ogden.
|June 17, 2014 (Tuesday) -- Chattanooga Civil War Round Table Meeting.
|June 21, 2014 (Saturday 9AM-3PM Central) -- Nathan Bedford Forrest Boyhood Home
Open House, 4435 Pyles Road, Chapel Hill, Marshall County, Tennessee, for more information, see
(which includes directional maps) or www.elmspringscsa.com or
|June 30, 2014 (Monday 6 PM) -- Pamplin Historical Park and National
Museum of the Civil War Soldier Executive Director A. Wilson Greene will speak on the causes of the Civil War to the Chattanooga Area
Historical Association; more information later.
|August 22-24, 2014 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) -- Nash Farm Battlefield 150th
Commemoration; scene of an August, 1864, Atlanta Campaign cavalry clash south of Atlanta. Henry County, Georgia, and the non-profit Nash Farm
Battlefield Association has preserved significant parts of the battlefield. For more information,
The National Park Service - Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park has a newsletter
titled The Battlefield Dispatch that includes an up-to-date listing of park events. Please check out this
source for your future visits.
And, although most of the upcoming
events are listed on this page, additional events can be found at the end of each issue of our newsletter, Canister.
Go to Canister Issues, click on the most recent issue month, and page down to
the UP-COMING LOCAL CIVIL WAR EVENTS OF NOTE, NEW ENTRIES and PREVIOUS ENTRIES sections.