Events

    The Battle of New Market Heights - Thursday, February 1, 7:00 pm, Hilton Atlanta Marietta Hotel & Conference Center, 500 Powder Springs Street, Marietta GA. 
    Historian Jimmy Price will speak during the monthly meeting of the Civil War Round Table of Cobb County. Admission: $5.00; first-time guests are free. cobbcivilwarrt@gmail.com, www.cobbcwrt.org

    Dalton Civil War Show - Saturday & Sunday, February 3 & 4, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Saturday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Sunday, Dalton Convention Center, 2211 Dug Gap Battle Road, Dalton GA. 
    Annual Civil War relics show featuring the best in weapons, swords, dug items, uniforms, books and more. Free appraisals. Dalton 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: Adults $10.00, under age 10 are free with adult. 770-630-7296, www.mkshows.com

    Dalton Civil War Symposium - Saturday, February 3, 10:00 am to 1:30 pm, Lecture Hall, Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center, 2211 Dug Gap Battle Road, Dalton GA. 
    Four prominent scholars will present various topics about the Civil War. Author Gould Hagler will show photos of Confederate memorials in Georgia and Alabama, Sal Cilella will discuss Civil War photography, historian Michael Shaffer will speak on the Civil War in southwestern Virginia, and author Stephen Davis will present insights on Confederate John B. Hood’s defense of Atlanta. Dalton is located on the historic driving route of the Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail® (www.civilwarheritagetrails.org/ga-civil-war-trails-map/ewExternalFiles/AtlantaCampaignBrochure.pdf). Free admission for registrants of the Dalton Civil War Show.  800-777-1862, www.civilwarnews.com

    Kennesaw State University - Civil War Center, (Free Event) - February 17, 2018  Director’s Day & Civil War Battlefield Preservation Recognition event.  
    You can register either online at http://bit.ly/directorsday2018, email Sarah Rudick at srudick@kennesaw.edu, or call (470) 578-4771. Speakers Hermina Glass-Hill and Michael K. Shaffer, - Preservation Award Recipient : John Culpepper, Location : KSU Center, Rm. 400, 3333 Busbee Drive, Kennesaw, Ga. 30144.

    24th Annual Battle of Aiken Reenactment - Friday through Sunday, February 23 through 25, 1210 Powell Pond Road, Aiken SC. 
    See history come alive with cannon, cavalry and living history experts. For three days, reenactors eat, sleep, live and fight in a painfully recreated version of the world in 1865. This War Between the States event has grown from a few hundred men with muskets to a full-blown Civil War festival. In addition to battle reenactments, there are authentic 19th-century military encampments, living history presentations, reproductions of medical facilities, an engineer and signal service, musicians, and civilian portrayals. Food is available for purchase. Friday: free admission for school groups with reservations although a donation of canned goods is encouraged. Saturday & Sunday: open to the general public 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Directions: I-20 to Exit #18, SC Hwy. 19. Turn south toward Aiken. Turn left onto Powell Pond Road and follow signs. Admission: Adults $12.00, Children (ages 6 to 12) $6.00, under age 6 are free. 888-378-7623, www.battleofaiken.org/