October 25 – 26, 2019 – Sandersville, GA – Occupation of Sandersville

Commemorating the 155th Anniversary of General Sherman’s Occupation of Sandersville, October 25th and 26th, 2019. All impressions, infantry, cavalry, artillery, medical, and civilian are welcome. Saturday morning attend the Battle of Sandersville when Federal Troops march from camp into the town square and an angry Sherman orders the burning of the courthouse. Saturday afternoon will feature the US Colored Troops, the Military Time Line, and a variety of sutlers and vendors at Forest Grove Plantation. Saturday night “7 Lbs of Bacon” band will entertain at the Blue-Gray Ball, and Sunday afternoon a tactical battle will be open for public viewing. All events are free except the ball and the Sunday battle; tickets are available at the gate. See OccupationofSandersville.org for more information and registration. Sandersville is between I-20 and I-16 on Georgia SR 15.

Schedules

  • Occurs Friday, October 25th, 2019 — all day