“I can make Georgia howl.”

This was the promise of Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman after he captured Atlanta. For his next act, Sherman marched his army to Savannah — leaving a trail of twisted rail ties and pillaged farms behind him.

The rangers from James A. Garfield National Historic Site take you back to Sherman’s March to the Sea.

By the way, the Civil War series with our friends from Lawnfield continues next year with a special online program at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 13. The topic will be the Battle of Mill Springs. The talk will be hosted via Zoom. Registration is required, and you can sign up on our website.

Finally, if you’re interested in Civil War history, several talks in our Civil War series can be viewed online in their entirety, including: