Battle of Atlanta exhibit set for July 17

Photo of Confederate fortifications around Atlanta, fall 1864

Confederate fortifications around Atlanta, fall 1864. (Photo credit: Image by George Barnard. Courtesy Library of Congress.)

A presentation and exhibition of the Battle of Atlanta project will be held on on Thursday, July 17, at 6:30 p.m. in the Jones Room at the Robert W. Woodruff Library. The Battle of Atlanta project offers a smartphone-friendly tour of the actual battle site to commemorate the 150-year anniversary of Atlanta’s epic Civil War conflict.

The exhibit will be on display outside the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS), where the project was developed, on level 3, near the Jones Room where the presentation and demonstration will be held. Light refreshments will be served.

The Robert W. Woodruff Library is located at 540 Asbury Circle in Atlanta, 30322. Parking is available in the Fishburne deck.

For more details, please read this in-depth article on the project.

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