Holiday Hours  & Closings

 Museum Closed
Thanksgiving Holiday
Tues. Nov. 25 - Mon. Dec 1
 
2014 Patton Prayer Christmas Cards will be on sale to benefit the 6th Cavalry Museum.

Experience the days of soldier and steed and southern hospitality.

The 6th Cavalry Museum preserves the rich military history of the “Fighting Sixth” Cavalry, stationed at The Post at Fort Oglethorpe 1919 - 1942. The story of the 6th Cavalry is illustrious, beginning in 1861 as a U.S. Cavalry Regiment to present day. Located on the Post’s original parade ground/polo field, the area is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, surrounded by officer’s homes and other Post buildings. Visited by presidents, military heroes and celebrities, the museum houses artifacts, uniforms, weapons, accoutrements, photos, and vehicles.

Step back in time to the era of the horse soldier by visiting the 6th Cavalry Museum.


Trace the steps of the Cherokee, the Civil War, and the World War Soldier down Highway 27 in Northwest Georgia. Download the NW Georgia Military Trail map for information on attractions, hotels and more.
 
 
 
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A Reminder from the 6th Cavalry Museum
All photographs on our website, taken at the museum and at any of our events are not allowed to be used for commercial profit or personal gain.

The participants, their vehicles and displays and the general public at Remembering Our Heroes have not given permission for commercial use of any images from the event.

Thank you for your understanding and support of the 6th Cavalry Museum.


Troops Return Home
The 4th Squadron of the 6th Cavalry was deployed to South Korea, but they've come home. Read about their return on the Northwest Guardian website. Read more about their deployment on the U.S. Department of Defense website.

BlackHorse, Sir! A History of the 6th Cavalry Brigade
Aviation Strategic Planner, Kevin Scherrer found this video on YouTube about the history of the 6th Cavalry Brigade. 
 

Sideroads
WTVC (Chattanooga) recently visited the museum for their Sideroads segment. We enjoyed having them visit the museum and wanted to share their work with you.
 

The 6th United States Cavalry in the Civil War A History and Roster

Congratulations to 6th Cavalryman Jimmy Jones on the publication of his book “The 6th United States Cavalry in the Civil War.” We are thrilled to call him one of our own. Jones co-wrote the book with retired Army cavalry officer Donald C. Caughey.

Books are available at 6th Cavalry  Museum at the discounted price of $30.  You save $9.95 and the museum receives a $30 donation as 100 books were donated by Jones to benefit the museum.



Traveling Trunks Now Available! 

Do you teach grades 5 - 8? Then you may be interested in our new traveling trunks on Civil War Medical Care. Download the flyer for more details. 

 

6th Cavalry Museum Memberships Available!

Become a member of the 6th Cavalry Museum for only $25 a year. Your annual membership grants you free unlimited admission to the museum for two plus two admissions to "Remembering Our Heroes."



 







Planning a visit to Fort Oglethorpe and the 6th Cavalry Museum? Checkout all there is to see and do when you visit with our downloadable brochure. Just click on the image to the left to download a PDF brochure.