Site Bulletins are physical copies of information packets provided at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. These are now available online as accessible PDFs. Read and share these interesting background facts about YOUR national park.
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Powder Springs Road
The Powder Springs Road Community and the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain: Learn about Cobb County plantation owners, The Appling Plantation, The Oatman House, The Kolb Farm, the wartime experience, and the war's aftermath in this community.
New Salem Community and the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain: Learn about this small farming community, New Salem Church, New Salem Academy, Hardage Houses & Sawmill, Christopher & Cass Houses, Eaton & York Houses, and Kirk House.
The Dallas Road Community and the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain: Learn about pre-Civil War medical practices, Bellinger House, Wilcox House, Shiloh Church & School, Guess House, and the war's aftermath for this community.
The Federal Attack on Pigeon Hill, June 27, 1864: Learn about Pigeon Hill & Little Kennesaw, battle preparations, Lightburn's attack on Mercer's brigade, Smith & Walcutt's attack on Pigeon Hill & Little Kennesaw, and the aftermath of this battle.
Lucinda Hardage (1848-1940): The Last Living Link to the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain: Learn about the Hardages, as well as visitors to their home including the "Boy General", the "Fighting Bishop", and Major General William Wing Loring.
Joseph E. Johnston
Joseph E. Johnston, Soldier: Learn about his early war experience, his role in the Atlanta Campaign, and his post-war years.
Canine Mascots of the Civil War: Learn about a soldier's best friend and constant companion, Harvey Stearns: a canine soldier, Charlie the Confederate canine cannoneer, and Sallie at Gettysburg.
Battle of Kolb's Farm
Battle of Kolb's Farm: Learn about the Kolb family farm, the build-up to the battle, the day of the battle, after the battle, and the site's current status.
Artillery of the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain: Learn about common Civil War artillery, the men behind the gun, the role of the artillery, and cannons today at Kennesaw Mountain.
The Civilian Conservation Corps at Kennesaw Mountain: Learn about what the CCC is, what they did at Kennesaw Mountain, life at the camp, what they did for work and play, and some quotes from men in the CCC at Kennesaw Mountain.
Geologic Origins of Kennesaw Mountain: Learn about the birth of the Piedmont, topography of Kennesaw Mountain, the Brevard Fault Zone, geology of Stone Mountain, geologic importance to the Civil War, and your role in conservation & preservation.
Last updated: June 7, 2021