Used for centuries as protection on the battlefield, earthworks played a vital part in the American Civil War. The program, to be leaving from the 24-gun battery trail head , will address the use of earthworks during the Civil War and the importance they had during the Atlanta Campaign and the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain.
*This program is not at the Visitor Center; parking is at 1534 Gilbert Rd. NW, Marietta, GA (ie. the 24-Gun Battery parking area). There will be a short hike to the location.
** The event will be held in the Visitor Center in the event of inclement weather.