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Earthworks at Gilgal Church
Douglas Ullman, Jr.

Gilgal Church

While the original earthworks Confederate soldiers made using logs from the Gilgal Church for the Battle of Gilgal Church no longer exist, visitors can see a partial reconstruction of what those works would have looked like on the battlefield today. In addition to these works, there is also a stone marker commemorating the battle and the Kennesaw Due West School, which was relocated to the site in the 1980s.

Gilgal Church
After abandoning Pine Mountain on the night of June 14-15, Confederates formed a new line near Gilgal Church. Douglas Ullman, Jr.

Gilgal Church: What's Nearby

Kennesaw, GA
Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History
Kennesaw, GA

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Related Battles

Cobb County, GA | June 15, 1864
Result: Confederate Victory
Estimated Casualties
1,100
Union
650
Confed.
450