Learn more about the history of the Civil War in Dalton and throughout Northwest Georgia! The articles featured here were originally written by local historians of the Whitfield-Murray Historical Society.

Prominent Places


1861 – April to  June

1861 – July to September

1862 – January to March

1862 – July to September

1865 – April to June

  • Desperate Spring – John Hutcheson

Post War

  • Removal of the Fallen from Chickamauga and North Georgia – Martin Sowder
  • Mary Green and the First Confederate Cemetery in Georgia – Martha Locke
  • Creation of The Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park – Jim Burran