The Atlanta History Center has a section on The Turning Point of the American Civil War.
Atlanta was the turning point of the American Civil War. The Atlanta Civil War started on 22 July 1864 and Atlanta lost it’s battle in September 1864. After which General Sherman ordered the town to be burnt down. Atlanta is referred to a phoenix as it rises from ashes.
There are more than 1400 original Union and Confederate artifacts, photographs, videos, etc in the DuBose Gallery.
More civil war exhibits. (more…)