|Note: all times Eastern unless otherwise noted.
|March 7-8, 2014 (Friday & Saturday) --
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Study Group "Seminar in the Woods," focusing this year
on Friday, March 7, on the Campaign Route of Thomas' 14th Corps over the Mountains in the first days of
September and leading up to the Battle of Chickamauga, and on Saturday, March 8, on the fight between
Croxton's Union Brigade and that of Wilson for the Confederates in the morning and on the Reserve Corps
on Horseshoe Ridge in the afternoon; for more information see
|March 13-16, 2014 --
Georgia Battlefields Association 2014 "Bearss Tour," The Opening of the Atlanta Campaign--Ringgold
through Resaca, based out of Dalton; for more information see
www.georgiabattlefields.org or email
|March 18, 2014 (Tuesday)--
Chattanooga Civil War Round Table monthly meeting.
|March 22, 2014 (Saturday - 2 PM) -- "The Great Dalton Snowball Battle of 1864" Ranger Talk,
presented by Park Ranger Lee White, free, Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center; for more information,
see http://www.nps.gov/chch/planyourvisit/events.htm or call 706-866-9241.
|March 22, 2014 (Saturday - 11 AM) -- "Kisses to You and Jess--Ulysses S. Grant's Civil War
Letters to Julia Dent Grant" Ranger Talk, presented by Park Ranger Anton Heinlein, Point Park, Lookout Mountain Battlefield; Point Park Entrance Fee required;
for more information, see http://www.nps.gov/chch/planyourvisit/events.htm or
|March 29, 2014 (Saturday - 11 AM) -- Mill Creek Gap Battle Park Interpretive
Marker Dedication, address by Historian Richard McMurry; 2401 Chattanooga Road, Dalton, GA
|Aprill 5, 2014--Civil War Trust Park Volunteer Work Day,
volunteer activities at a number of area Civil War sites to help preserve those sites; more information later.
|April 5, 2014 (Saturday 1:30 PM) -- "The Battle of Fort Pillow" 150th Anniversary
Ranger Talk, presented by Park Ranger Anton Heinlein, at Jay's Mill, Chickamauga Battlefield; ; for more information,
see http://www.nps.gov/chch/planyourvisit/events.htm or
|April 12, 2014 (Saturday 8:30 AM - 5 PM) -- Technology and the American
Civil War Symposium at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, FREE, with talks on such subjects as "Inventing a New Navy" by Ken
Johnston of the National Civil War Naval Museum, photography by David Vaughan of the Atlanta Civil War Round Table and Shauna Devine
of Western University, Ontario, and Veterinary Medicine by Mary-Elizabeth Ellard of the Georgia Battlefields Association; Charlie Crawford
of GBA will lead a tour of Civil War sites on the Georgia Tech campus; for more information,
see http://www.hts.gatech.edu/civilwar or email email@example.com.
|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 3, 2014 (Saturday) -- Tunnel Hill to Kennesaw Mountain Atlanta
Campaign Bus Tour, led by Historian Richard McMurry; for more information
|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; more information later.
|May 10, 2014 (Saturday 1 PM) -- Atlanta Campaign Trail Tunnel Hill
Interpretive Marker Dedication, 215 Clisby Austin Drive, Tunnel Hill, GA.
|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.