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.

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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.

Upcoming Events:

Dec 3 - Open House & Ribbon Cutting 4-6pm
 Dec 23 - Jan. 4 Christmas Holiday Closing
Details for all our events are on the EVENTS page.

2015 Patton Christmas Cards Now Available -NOW OFFERING  Patton Prayer Christmas Card assortment 3 cards each of all five designs = 15 cards for $20

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Please call the museum at 706-861-2860 and we'll complete your order by phone and get your cards mailed to you within one business day. 

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."