Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr Kennesaw, GA
Phone: (770) 427-4686
Kennesaw Battlefield Park is in Kennesaw, Georgia. On June 26, 1935 it was designated a national battlefield park. It is a 2,923-acre National Battlefield that preserves one of the Civil War battle sites of the Atlanta Campaign. The battle was between William Sherman's Union army and Joseph Johnston's Confederate army. The battle began June 18, 1864. 5,350 men died in the battle.
The park is open to the public and is very popular for picnics and it's 17 mile combined hiking trails. Cannons and other war memorbille are displayed on the trails. There are 3 monuments displayed representing the states who fought there. There are 3 battlefield areas. In front of the Visitor Center, another is near Burnt Hickory Road, and the main battlefield is located at Cheatham Hill, or Dead Angel. On the southern end of the park a minor battle was fought in front of Peter Valentine Kolb's farm house, and the house has been restored to it's original condition.
Last year, more than a million people visited Kennesaw Battlefield Park. Kennesaw Battlefield Park contains the site of the heaviest fighting along the Atlanta Campaign Trail.
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