Visitor Guide

Civil War

Georgia’s Rome has an abundance of Civil War history and heritage sites. Rome is one of the few towns that saw continuous action for all four years of the war; thus, modern Rome is left with reminders all around of the great civil war figures that walked on this ground. Resources to help you learn about the Civil War in Georgia’s Rome:

Publications about the Civil War in Georgia’s Rome

“But the March Began In Rome:” A Guide to the Civil War in Georgia’s Rome
Free, available in the Georgia’s Rome Welcome Center and Gift Shops or click here and we’ll send it to you
A full guide to the Civil War in Georgia’s Rome, this informational brochure provides information on most major Civil War sites in Floyd County.

Civil War Resources

In addition to internet resources, a large collection of original documents and artifacts are available at the following:

Rome Area History Center
305 Broad Street

Sara Hightower Regional Library
205 Riverside Parkway